Mangaluru: Two students from a reputed engineering college created panic when they climbed on top of the water tank at Light House hill road here on March 28.
According to the boy, he along with his collegemate came to the city centre and later in the evening thought of watching the sunset. He said, “When we were walking near St Aloysius College we saw the water tank and went near it. When we found the gate to the stairs of the tank open, We thought of climbing up to watch the sunset”.
People nearby when they noticed a boy and girl on the top of the water tank informed the police. The Bunder police reached the spot and brought both of them down. The Bunder police after taking an undertaking from both the students released them.
The boy is from Mumbai and the girl is from Bengaluru, both are final year engineering students.
Bunder SI Madan speaking to Mangalorean.com said that the gate of the huge tank near St Aloysius College is open and anyone can get inside and climb on top of the tank. The concerned authorities should take measures to lock the gate before any untoward incident takes place.