The body of a youth living in Manjalpur area of the city and working in a courier company was found in the Mahi river. He was mysteriously went missing on January 4 and police is investigating about the man died after drowning in the Mahi river or some other way.
Sandeep Hari Joshi, who lives in the e-tower of Pradhan Mantri Deen Dayal Housing Board in Manjalpur area of the city, was working in a courier company at Sayajiganj Silver Line Complex in Vadodara and Rajmahal Road Vrajsiddhi Tower. He was mysteriously missing on 4th January after leaving job.
The family started searching for him after he did not return home until late in night. However, the family was worried after he was not found anywhere and lodged a police complaint at the Manjalpur police station. The police started an investigation to search for him.
Meanwhile locals informed the Vasad police about the body of a man found floating in the Mahi River passing under the Mahisagar Bridge on the Vadodara-Ahmedabad Express Highway on Thursday afternoon. Vasad police immediately rushed to the spot and took possession of the body and sent it to Vasad Government Hospital for postmortem.
On the other hand, the Vasad police investigation found that the body found in the Mahi river is of the youth named Sandeep Joshi from Manjalpur area of Vadodara.
Vasad police had contacted the family members of the deceased Sandeep Joshi on the basis of information and called for the identification. Later the police conducted an autopsy and handed it over to the family.
He was cremated at Khaswadi cremation this morning. Police is investigating about his death due to drowning or some other way. Currently, Vasad police has registered a case of Sandeep Joshi drowning in Mahi river.