Floatel Hotel Executive Missing: Police Registered Case


Kolkata: A senior executive of a city hotel has gone missing after falling into the Hooghly river from a launch during a picnic, police said. Police has registered a case against an unknown persona under Section 302Act.

The incident happened yesterday evening when Arindam Bose, general manager of Floatel, somehow fell down from the launch at Podra Ghat at Nazirgunj where a picnic was organised, a senior official of Kolkata Police said.

Search operations were conducted by the force’s disaster management group till late night but they could not spot the person, he added.

“We discontinued the search because of the almost zero visibility during last night. We have began the search this morning again,” the officer said.

Asked whether the hotel executive fell down or there was a foul play, the officer said, “We are probing into it.”

The Floatel, an eco-friendly hotel in Kolkata is prominently located at a distance of about 35 minutes from the Airport and about 10 minutes from the Park Street. The Floatel, one of the top hotels in Kolkata.