Mangaluru: Adarsh Shetty (12) drowns in Well while Rescuing Cat

Mangaluru: A 12-year-old boy drowned in the well while trying to rescue a cat near Ashwathpur Seethram Temple in Moodbidri here on December 30.

The deceased has been identified as Adarsh Shetty (12), son of Anil Shetty, a resident of Moodbidri. He was the student of Vani Vilas Aided Higher Primary School and was studying in 7th standard.

According to sources, it is speculated that Adarsh saw a cat that had fallen in the well and was trying to rescue it. When he was trying to lift the cat out from the well, he slipped and fell into the well.

After sometime when the family members did not find Adarsh at home, they started to search for him. When they found his footwear near the well, they peeped into the well and found Adarsh’s body floating in it.

Immediately the police were informed. The body was lifted from the well and sent for post mortem.

A case has been registered in the Moodbidri police station.

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