“Chhoti Haridwar” in Muradnagar has a small temple along a canal that has been carved out the Ganga.
Every day, two to three bodies are found in the Ganga canal, he added.SHO (Muradnagar) Lakshendra Singh, who took charge on June 24, said: “No such cases of drowning have taken place at Chhoti Haridwar since I joined.
Police said relatives of the deceased had refused to get a post-mortem done and taken the body back with themselves.
Several divers had tried to save Nanu, but could not succeed as he had moved to the deeper part of the canal.
They first drown the victim and tie their legs with ropes which are already attached to heavy rocks at the bottom.
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