Vadodara: The body of a 45-year-old man was fished out of Tarsali pond on Sunday afternoon.
The man identified as Shana Rathodiya, started drowning in the pond while he was taking bath. Locals, on hearing his cries for help, alerted the fire brigade. However, by the time the firemen reached the pond, Rathodiya had disappeared in water. His body was found four hours later. .
The body was sent to the SSG Hospital for post-mortem and a case of accidental death was registered at the Makarpura police station. Police said that Rathodiya used to live in a thatched house at Rathodiyavaas near the pond.