Mumbai: Two women, including a teenager, were drowned at the famed Juhu Beach here on Sunday evening after they went into the rough sea for a swim despite warnings, officials said. Also Read - Want to Know All About Hindu Religion & Dharma-Karma? This App Called 'Bhagwaanji' Will Help You Out!
According to the BMC Disaster Control, the incident happened around 5.45 p.m. Also Read - Girls For Rs 60,000 & Boys For Rs 1.5 Lakh: Baby-Selling Racket Busted in Mumbai, 8 Arrested
According to some eyewitnesses, the two allegedly disregarded warnings by locals and beach guards not to venture into the choppy sea. Also Read - Major Scam Busted at Mumbai Airport: Man Helps Flyers Skip Mandatory Quarantine, Arrested
Their bodies were fished out around an hour later.
According to police, they hailed from Sion suburb and had gone to Juhu for a picnic when the tragedy befell them.
They were identified as Maya Mahendra, 29, and Nisha Karanpal Singh, 16.
The Santacruz police have sent their bodies for an autopsy to the Cooper Hospital.