An Indian Government Official Suspended for Draining Reservoir to Retrieve $1200 Galaxy S23 Ultra

Shocked to read the headline? Well how far can you go for your smartphone if it falls in a reservoir?  The most common answer is that being disappointed about losing his smartphone the user will walk away. But that’s not what happened in India with a government official from the Indian state of Chattisgarh.

Apparently, a government official named Rajesh Vishwas dropped his Samsung Galaxy S23 Ultra at Paralkot reservoir in Chattisgarh State in India. The official panicked as the device costs $1200(Approx. ₹1,25,000) so he decided to get it back by any means. As per a report by The Indian Express, the official sent some known villagers to dive into the dam to find the device but when that didn’t work the officer decided to do something unexpected.

The officer rented a diesel pump and drained about three feet of water over another two days. After the second attempt the officer finally got his Samsung Galaxy S23 Ultra back. But the technique used for it was totally unaccepted and shocking for others as the reports claimed that the water drained was supposed to be used to irrigate the fields. After the incident the government official was suspended for the extent he went for his smartphone.

This move by the government official definitely shows the craziness that a person can show for his smartphone especially the top flagship smartphone. So what you would have done if you face the similar situation?


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