Mangaluru, Aug 10, 2015: Two youth who had entered into a quarry pit at Alakere in Konaje police station limits on August 9, Sunday to enjoy a swim have met a watery grave. A total of six boys had been to the quarry pit when tragedy struck.
The deceased youth have been identified as Jayaprakash and Dikshith, both 18 years of age. Both are residents of Cheluru Maji. It is said Jayaprakash who first began to drown raised a cry. Dikshith who rushed to help his friend could not succeed and eventually drowned.
The bodies were retrieved from the pit by a person named Pavoor Iqbal. A case has been registered by Konaje police.