Kundapur, May 5,2017 : In a tragic incident reported from Shadegundi near Shankernarayana on May 5, Friday, 19 year old Amogha Shetty lost his life in his efforts to save his friend from drowning in the Kumbaramakki lake.
The deceased youth was the son of Subbanna Shetty of Mudubage and a student of Mother Teresa School at Shankeranarayana. He had recently appeared for the II PUC exams and even CET.
It is said Amogha who did not know swimming was watching his other friends swimming in the lake on Friday afternoon. Sources said a total of eight boys were enjoying the swim.
The fun soon tuned tragic when one of the boys began drowning. When others rushed to his help, Amogha too plunged into the water only to get drowned while the other boys managed to swim ashore.
Amogha’s mother had died a few years ago and he stayed at his uncle’s house to pursue studies.