Body recovered from temple tank

Special Correspondent

CHENNAI: Police on Friday morning recovered the body of a man who drowned in the tank of Kapaleeswarar Temple in Mylapore on Thursday.

The victim aged around 40 was wearing white trousers and a yellow chequered shirt. A white towel similar to the one wound around Ganesh idols was wound around his head as a scarf.

Police personnel, who were posted on Thursday night to patrol the tank, noticed something white bobbing in the water. Around 6 a.m. on Friday they entered the tank and recovered the body. It was sent to Government Royapettah Hospital for autopsy.

On Thursday, Fire Service personnel had conducted a search for several hours in vain.

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