Mumbai: A 20-year-old man from Gujarat drowned in sea opposite hotel Taj Lands End in suburban Bandra today, the police said.
The deceased, identified as Sohail Pathan, and his friend Saleem Pathan were visiting the Bandra Fort when they fell into the sea during a high tide at around 1:30 pm. While Saleem swam to safety, Sohail was pulled deep into the water, according to police.
His body was fished out later and sent for postmortem, police said.
The deceased was a native of Surat district. He had been working at an air conditioning workshop in suburban Kurla since the last six months.
A case of accidental death was registered by the Bandra Police Station.