Udupi, Oct 31, 2017 : A man dies after jumping into Swarna river at Perampalli on October 30, Monday ,betting with his friends .
The deceased is identified as Sadique, a resident of Santhekatte in Udupi. A building contractor by proffession.
Sources said that Sadique along with his friends had been railway bridge across the Swarna river at Perampalli, which was their common meeting spot. The friends came up with a challenge to jump into the river, Sadique was the first to attempt, unable to swim he drowned. His friend Sean Mathew jumped to rescue , he was saved by the local fishermen as they noticed him struggling for life. Sadique unthinkably and tragically lost his life. His body was recovered from river on Tuesday.
He is survived by wife and two children.
Case has been registered in Manipal police station.