A 22-year-old cadet from Maldives undergoing training at the National Defence Academy (NDA) in Pune collapsed during a training activity on Saturday afternoon. The academy said that a Court of Inquiry has been ordered to investigate the incident.
Police officials said the incident took place around 1 pm on Saturday when a group of cadets was undergoing outdoor physical training activity.
“Cadet Mohammad Sulthan Ahmed of Maldives collapsed during an organized training activity at the National Defence Academy on September 25″.The NDA said in a statement.
Despite best efforts, the cadet could not be revived. A post mortem will be conducted to ascertain the cause of death. The cadet had reported to NDA on March 12 as part of the 145 courses and was in the second term. A Court of Inquiry has been ordered to investigate the incident.”
“The Maldivian Embassy has been informed, and a report of the incident has been initiated with the appropriate Police Authority. All arrangements are being made to provide a befitting send-off to the deceased with appropriate Military Honours. In consultation with the Maldives Embassy.”The press statement
Deputy Commissioner of Police (Zone 3) for Pune City police. Pornima Gaikwad, said, “As per primary information given to us, the cadet collapsed during physical training activity on Saturday afternoon.
Military Hospital took him to Khadakwasla, where he was declared dead. The NDA authorities subsequently informed us. We have registered an incident report under section 174 of the Code of Criminal Procedure and a probe has been launched into the circumstances leading to his death.
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