Udupi, Oct 20, 2018: Three cases of drowning were reported from Dakshina Kannada and Udupi districts on October 19, Friday.
In the first case, 19 year old Prathik drowned in Netravathi river at Indabettu of Belthangady taluk while taking a bath. His body is yet to be retrieved. It has been gathered that he had ventured into the water with his friends after lunch. He was the son of Sanjeeva Gowda of Puturabettu and was a diploma student.
In yet another case, this one reported from Malpe, a 29 year old youth and a 9 year old boy drowned in the sea at Malpe, The deceased are Suresh and Mokshit. Of the two, Suresh was part of an 18 member team that had been to Malpe beach on their return from Shabarimale and Dharmasthala. It is learnt the deceased Suresh who worked as a clerk in a Tumakuru school was married just four months ago.
The deceased Mokshit had come with his parents. His father Ananth is a lawyer and mother is an SCDCC Bank employee.