Kolkata: A 67-year-old national level swimmer reportedly drowned in a swimming pool at College Square under Amherst Street Police Station in central Kolkata on Friday morning.
According to eyewitness accounts, Kajol Dutt was swimming in College Square Swimming Pool at around 7:15 am on Friday, a daily routine of his.
Then he went missing in the water.
Other swimmers of the pool and divers from city police’s Disaster Management Group (DMG) are carrying out under-water search operations since 12 pm.
Kajol Dutta, who was one of the trainers and lifesavers of the swimming pool, was a retired employee of Central Board of Excise and Customs.
A police official said that Kajol Dutta was unmarried and a resident of Baithakkhana Road area near Sealdah in north Kolkata.