An official in India drained the entire dam to get his phone, which he dropped into the water - ForumDaily
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An official in India drained an entire dam to retrieve his phone, which he dropped into the water.

A government official in India has been suspended after he ordered a dam reservoir to be drained to retrieve his phone. Read more about the incident told the publication with the BBC.

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It took three days to pump out millions of liters of water from the dam after Rajesh Vishwas dropped his gadget while taking a selfie.

By the time it was discovered, the phone was too flooded to work.

Vishwas claimed it contained sensitive government data and needed to be extracted, but he was accused of abusing his position.

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A food inspector dropped his $1200 worth of Samsung phone in the Herkatta reservoir in the central Indian state of Chhattisgarh.

When local divers couldn't find the gadget, the food inspector paid to deliver a diesel pump.

He said he received verbal permission from an official to drain "some water into a nearby canal." In addition, he allegedly assured that this "will actually benefit farmers who will have more water."

The pump ran for several days, discharging approximately two million liters (440 gallons) of water - reportedly enough to irrigate 000 sq. km (6 hectares) of agricultural land.

This process was halted when another official from the water department arrived on complaint.

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“He was suspended pending an investigation. Water is an important resource and should not be wasted,” said Priyanka Shukla, a Kanker district official.

Vishwas denied abuse of his position and said that the water he drained was from the overflow section of the dam and was "unusable".

But his actions drew criticism from politicians, with an opposition party official tweeting: "At a time when people depend on water tanks for hot summers, the MP dumped 41 million liters that could be used for irrigation."

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