Maharashtra: One dead, five rescued as boat capsizes off Vasai beach

Updated: Jan 04, 2020, 13:35 IST | Samiullah Khan | Mumbai

The incident took place late Friday evening, when six people hired a boat illegally and went for a joyride in the sea

Steven Coutinho
Steven Coutinho

A 37-year-old man died after a boat capsized at Panchbunder area near Koshapira island, Vasai, on Friday evening. The incident took place when five friends – Steven Coutinho, Ashutosh Vartak, Charles Coutinho, Royal Wilson Lusbo and Sydney – had gone fishing.

Steven Coutinho drowned and died, while Ashutosh Vartak suffered injuries. Around 3pm, while they were out at sea on two different boats, the boat capsized.

The police have registered a case of accidental death report and further investigations are on.

Catch up on all the latest Mumbai news, crime news, current affairs, and also a complete guide on Mumbai from food to things to do and events across the city here. Also download the new mid-day Android and iOS apps to get latest updates

Sign up for all the latest news, top galleries and trending videos from Mid-day.com

Subscribe
NEXT STORY
This website uses cookie or similar technologies, to enhance your browsing experience and provide personalised recommendations. By continuing to use our website, you agree to our Privacy Policy and Cookie Policy. OK