Mangaluru, Feb 11, 2018: In a tragic incident, a man lost his life after he accidentally fell into a trench laid for underground drainage work near Katipalla, Krishnapura on February 10, Saturday night.
The deceased has been identified as Mohan (35), a resident of Ganesh Kripa in Katipalla First Block.
The incident took place at around 7.30 pm. Mohan who fell into the trench was immediately rushed to a private hospital in Mangaluru where he later succumbed.
Carelessness on the part of the contractor is suspected to be the cause of the accident. Local MLA who arrived at the spot on gathering information, has taken the contractor to task.