Youngster walking to TN from Nagpur dies in Hyderabad

According to the police, Lokesh (22) a native of Pallipalayam, Namakkal in Tamil Nadu was pursuing a course in agriculture at a college in Nagpur in Maharashtra.

By Author  |  Published: 2nd Apr 2020  8:55 pmUpdated: 2nd Apr 2020  8:58 pm

Hyderabad: A 22-year-old-man from Tamil Nadu who, along with a group of youngsters, were walking to their native place from Nagpur, suddenly collapsed and died at Secunderabad in the wee hours of Thursday.

According to the police, Lokesh (22) a native of Pallipalayam, Namakkal in Tamil Nadu was pursuing a course in agriculture at a college in Nagpur in Maharashtra. Following the lockdown, Lokesh, along with some of his friends started on foot to his native place four days ago. En route they boarded a truck to travel some distance when they were stopped at a check-post by the police in Secunderabad.

“The police made all of them get down from the vehicle for violating the lockdown and night curfew. When the constables were taking down their details Lokesh complained of chest pain and collapsed on the road. Our personnel called in a ‘108’ ambulance to the spot. He died on the spot,” the Marredpally police said.

Following the incident, Lokesh’s friends reached out to the district administration to arrange to shift the body to his native place. According to reports, the GHMC authorities have made arrangements to shift the body to Namakkal.


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