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Aspiring musician falls from Andheri bldg, dies

THE ASIAN AGE.
Published : Feb 24, 2018, 8:05 am IST
Updated : Feb 24, 2018, 8:05 am IST

His body has been sent for a post-mortem to ascertain the cause of his death.

Sahil Wavhal
 Sahil Wavhal

Mumbai: A 20-year-old musician fell to his death from the ninth floor of a 10-storey building late on Thursday evening. The body of Sahil Wavhal (20) was found in the duct of the high-rise after a few hours. The D.N. Nagar police has registered an accidental death report (ADR) in the case and is questioning Wavhal’s friends who were with him earlier that evening to check if any foul play is involved.

Police sources said that Wavhal, a Versova resident, was a student of software engineering at Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Technology. On Thursday, he was preparing for his last exam along with three friends including Aakash and Maaz, at Aakash’s flat in Ashtavinayak Society. The four friends were studying when subsequently, Wavhal went missing. Hours later, his body was found in the fourth floor duct of the building. A source said that the fourth floor was frequented by the friends to hang out.

 

Parmeshwar Ganame, senior police inspector of D.N. Nagar police station, said, “We have registered an ADR and are investigating the case to check if there was any foul play in Wavhal’s death. His friends who were accompanying him will be questioned to get to the root of the matter.”

Wavhal’s body was discovered by his friends in the fourth floor duct Thursday night, following which they alerted the security guards and the police. Wavhal was rushed to the nearest hospital where he was declared brought dead. His body has been sent for a post-mortem to ascertain the cause of his death.

Wavhal, a software engineering student, was also an avid musician, and had uploaded a few of his videos singing and playing the guitar. He was the voice behind a few advertisement jingles, and a cricket enthusiast who had participated in a few local matches.

 

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