Pune Trekker Dies While Trekking At Prabalgad Fort | fell into the valley of death
A 27-year-old student from the Pune city died on Saturday morning falling into a Valley while climbing a 16-foot patch at Kalvantin Point,a portion of the Prabalgad fort in Panvel.The victim,Chetan Dhande was accompanied by a friend, when the incident occurred around 9.30am. Chetan Dhandhe is the name of the young man who was originally from Pune.
“Malavika, the victim’s friend, stated in the police complaint that they were students and were known to each other from childhood. “Nisarg Mitra rescue team member Sachin Shinde said, “The deceased had trekked to the last 15 feet climbing portion atop Kalavantin point watch tower in Prabalgad fort. They had arrived at the fort at 8am in a car.Prabalgad fort is about 117km away from the city. Chetan’s friend telephoned the police and informed about the incident. Police rushed to the spot and took out the bodies with the help of nisarga trekkers.Two months back, Rachita Gupta Kanodia, a 27-year-old Hyderabad-based mountain climber, who had gone on a trek to Prabalgad fort and Kalavantin Durg, was found dead after 10 days. It was suspected that she fell off the 600-odd metre height.