A Nigerian man identified as Izuchukwu Achusim has reportedly drowned in a swimming pool at a hotel in Anambra state after getting drunk.
According a Police report, the man aged 42 was in the company of his girlfriend before the sad incident.
The matter was immediately reported to the Central Police Station, Onitsha.
Read Full Police statement below
On the 15/8/2020 at about 8:30pm, there was a report at Central Police Station Onitsha that one Izuchukwu Achusim ‘m’ aged 42 years of NO,35 Guest house street ,fegge went to Lotus Garden hotel in Onitsha with his girl friend to Swim inside the swimming pool.
However, victim who was said to be drunk jumped into the deepest part of the pool and got drowned.The hotel manager and other guests pulled the victim out and rushed him to waterside hospital Onitsha for medical attention but he was later certified death by a medical Doctor on duty.
Scene was visited by Police detectives and corpse photographed and deposited at the hospital mortuary for autopsy.
Meanwhile,case is under investigation to ascertain circumstances surrounding the incident.The Command enjoin the public who lacked swimming skills to always take precautionary measures by using life jackets provided at the swimming pool in order to avert similar ugly incidents please.
SP Haruna Mohammed,PPRO* Anambra State Police Command,
For-Commissioner of Police Anambra State Command.