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  • A government official in India accidentally dropped his Samsung phone into a reservoir.
  • Using his power as an inspector for the facility, he ordered the reservoir drained to get his phone back.
  • He has been suspended pending an investigation into the apparent abuse of power.

Rajesh Vishwas is a food inspector in India. During a routine inspection of the Kherkatta Dam in the central Indian state of Chhattisgarh last Sunday, Mr. Vishwas took a selfie with his Samsung phone. During the photo session, he accidentally dropped his phone into the reservoir created by the dam.

Under normal circumstances, when you drop your Samsung phone like this, you just chalk it up as a loss. Mr. Vishwas, however, was not going to give up so easily (via BBC News).