Tourist’s death at diving site, 7 held

Port Blair
16 Feb 2017

The South Andaman Police, ensuring stringent action onto the death of a tourist at the diving site at North Bay on February 13 immediately registered a case vide Cr. No. 18/17 dated u/s 304 (A)/34 IPC at PS Bambooflat and arrested seven persons of  M/s Dive Mantra namely Geo Mathew (35 yrs) Dive instructor R/o Haddo, Ranju Ravindran (31 yrs), Director R/o Haddo, Dinesh Biswas (32 yrs), Director R/o Collinpur, B. Ganeshwar Rao, Rescue diver R/o Megapode, Rahul Roop (27 yrs) R/o Tushnabad, Shekar Mistry (35 yrs) Technician R/o South Point and Mrityunjay Sisaudia (35 yrs) Dive Instructor R/o Chatham. Further investigation of the case is in progress.
The A&N Police has strictly directed all the scuba/snorkelling operators and tourist boat operators to ensure all safety precautions for avoiding any untoward incident.