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Man taking bath in Netravathi robbed; one accused trapped by locals

Man taking bath in Netravathi robbed; one accused trapped by locals

Mangalore Today News Network

 Puttur, June 12, 2016 : A  man from Kadaba who was having bath in the Netravathi river at Uppinangady was attacked by a duo and robbed of his cell phone and cash.


The incident took place during the early hours of June 11, Saturday when  Vishwanath Poojary  who had returned from a pilgrimage to Tirupathi was on his return journey  and  had decided to have a dip in the river as the bus to his home town was yet to arrive.

Taking advantage of the darkness around, the two strangers had pounced on him. When   Poojary raised an alarm, locals managed to trap one of them identified as   Abhijith from Panemangalore.

The other person managed to escape. The trapped youngster had five cell phones with him.

He was later handed over to the police.

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Wilfy Rego, Mangalore Mon, June-13-2016, 12:01
These days it not worth to trust anyone so easily. Think the had watched him and planned to rob
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