Kundapur: Drowning incident – School-girl Vismaya Devadiga’s Body Found

Update (4.55 pm) : As reported already, all-out efforts by the firemen, police and the villagers continued on Sunday. The body was ultimately found about a kilometre away from the bridge from which she had accidentally slipped off.

The mortal remains were sent for post-mortem examination, after which they will be handed over to the family for final rites.

Kundapur: Vismaya, daughter of Shekhar and Jalaja Devadiga of Maranakatte, had slipped off a foot-bridge while she was on her way to school with her mother two days ago.

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Vismaya Devadiga (9)

Ever since, the fire brigade and the police, with the assistance of the villagers, have been searching for her in the rivulet.

The water level in the rivulet of Brahmakunda, which is a tributary of river Chakra, had subsided on Saturday.

In spite of best efforts until late Saturday, the girl could not be traced.

The search operation would continue on Sunday, according to Kollur police.

Earlier news:

Mangaluru: Two Under-10 Students Die in Separate Rain-related Mishaps in Undivided DK

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