Pilgrim from Bengaluru Drowns in Subrahmanya

Pilgrim from Bengaluru Drowns in Subrahmanya

Subrahmanya: D R Subrahmanya (31), hailing from Nelamangala near Bengaluru, drowned at the Kumaradhara bathing ghat near here around Sunday noon.


A taxi driver by profession, he had arrived with Venkatesh and others from Dabaspet in Nelamangala on a pilgrimage visit.

While the rest of them had a wash in the river, Venkatesh went to have tea and then got into the river.

Without realizing the depth of water in a flooded condition, he was dragged away by the river currents. He was not traced until late in the evening. The Puttur fire brigade is engaged in the search.

A case has been registered at the Subrahmanya police station.

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