Mumbai: Body of third student who drowned at Aksa recovered

May 13, 2015, 07:26 IST | A Correspondent

The body of the third student who drowned at Aksa beach on Monday afternoon, Shikhar Gaikwad, (22), was found yesterday. A team of Fire Brigade personnel, police and life guards were searching for it for 16 hours

The body of the third student who drowned at Aksa beach on Monday afternoon, Shikhar Gaikwad, (22), was found yesterday. A team of Fire Brigade personnel, police and life guards were searching for it for 16 hours.

Shikhar Gaikwad
Shikhar Gaikwad’s body was found yesterday

Gaikwad had gone for a picnic with four friends. Dipshika Gupta (20) and Hemant Sharma (22) drowned and were found on Monday while Gaikwad was missing.

One of their friends, Monica Fernandez was saved by a lifeguard. A fifth friend, Rahul Vishwakarma, had not entered the water as he was recovering from a minor accident.

Police said lifeguards had warned the students not to enter the sea but they did so.

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