Thursday, January 18, 2007
A 30-year-old man allegedly jumped into the sea from a passenger ship travelling from Andaman to Chennai. Police said that Mr. Beemiah was travelling with his wife and two children. Suddenly, he climbed to the upper deck and jumped into the sea. The ship reached the Chennai harbour following which the police were informed.According to police, despite search operations carried out by the crew, they could not trace the victim. Harbour police have registered a case. Though the exact reason for Mr. Beemiah's decision was not known, it is suspected that there was some quarrel between the couple. Further investigation is on.