26 September 2017
Bangalore: As selfie mania continues to haunt youngsters, a shocking incident has occurred at Bangalore in which a 17 year old student is seen getting drowned in the backdrop of a selfie photo been taken by his classmates near a pond on the outskirts of the IT hub.
On Sunday, the victim, Vishwas G was on an outing with other cadets from the National College when they entered the pond which is nearly 10 feet deep.
They then left the pond to visit a temple without noticing that Vishwas was missing. Later, a student scrolling through the photos they had taken earlier spotted Vishwas' head disappearing under water. The students contacted the local Kagalipura police who reached the spot and then discovered Vishwas' body in the pond.
His parents have accused the college of negligence and ignoring the safety of students on a college trip.