Vittal, Jan 22, 2020: A person who had been to bath near the well in the plantation, accidentally slipped and drowned on January 21, Tuesday at Pilinja in Vittla Padnur village.
The deceased has been identified as Somappa Poojary (58). It is learnt, Somappa who had been for bath as usual however did not return even after a long time. When his family members went in search of him, he was found dead in the well. A temporary wooden protective wall erected for the well was also found broken.
Vittal Police have registered a case.