Kasargod,Dec 27,2016 : A 12 year old boy has drowned in the Payaswini river at Poinachi on December 26, Monday evening.
The deceased boy has been identified as A K Adarsh, son of Mayippady A Kumar. He was a sixth standard student of Tekkil Paramba primary school.
Mahesh who had come to Poinachi to attend the house warming ceremony of a relative had been to the lake along with a few other children of relatives but was soon caught in strong currents and drowned.
Though he was immediately brought out of water and rushed to the local hospital, he had breathed his last by then.