New Delhi, Aug 31: Nearly two days after, a dead body of renowned gastroenterologist Dr Deepak Amrapurkar who went missing found near Koliwada in Worli on Thursday.
Amrapurkar went missing near the Elphinstone Road station following heavy rains which unleashed its wrath across Mumbai and left thousands of stranded.
Assistant Commissioner of Police, Sunil Deshmukh in an interview with The Indian Express, said “We got a call from a local at 6.30 am of a body being found near a drain opening in Worli. Amrapurkar’s family has identified the body and it has been sent for a post mortem at Sion Hospital.”
The 58-year-old Amarapurkar had left for home on Wednesday evening by his car but due to water flooding on the road he asked his driver to drop him near the Elphinstone Road station and decided to walk towards his residence.
Torrential rains drowned Mumabai throughout the day on Wednesday. As per the media reports, at least six persons, including a lawyer who was locked in his car on a waterlogged street, lost their lives and seven people went missing in the metropolis after it recorded highest rainfall since 2005.