Mangaluru, Feb 12, 2023: Two youths who went for a swim in the Payaswini river drowned in Sullia on Saturday. The deceased identified as Jithesh (19) and Praveen (19), both hail from Puttur.
Sources said six youths had arrived in a group for swimming. One of them who went in first was caught in a current and others tried to save him. While four of them could manage to reach the shore, two were swept away.
Local youths recovered the bodies of the two youths from the river. Sullia police personnel visited the spot and have registered a case.