Belthangadu, Nov 29, 2021: A 19 year old youth who had stepped into the River Somavathi along with his friends, drowned on November 28, Sunday. The incident took place in Devaragundi of Nada village.
The deceased is Nabhan Ismail. He had gone to the river along with his friends Jainul and Siddique when the tragedy took place. Though the other two tried to rescue Nabhan, it was a futile exercise.
Nabhan was brought out of the water with help of locals and rushed to hospital, but doctors declared him brought dead.
A case has been registered in Belthangady police station.