Fisherman from Bhatkal Drowns at Sea near Malpe, Feared Dead

Udupi: Prakash Naik, hailing from Bhatkal and engaged in fishing trade in Malpe, drowned after accidentally slipping from the boat while at deep sea.

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He and others had sailed off the Malpe port on board a boat bearing name Gangalakshmi on March 9 in the early hours. After reaching the deep sea, Naik suddenly fell off.

He could not be traced even after a long search. Hence he is feared to have died.

A case has been registered at the Malpe police station.

special correspondent

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