Man allegedly Jumps into Netravati River along with child

Man allegedly Jumps into Netravati River along with child

Mangaluru: A 46-year-old man is said to have committed suicide by jumping into the Netravati river along with his 6-year-old son here on February 16.

The man has been identified as Gopalkrishna Rai (46) and his son Nameesh Rai (6) from Baltila Bantwal.

According to sources, Gopalkrishna Rai along with his wife and son came to Pavoor Konaje to attend the family Nemotsava. On February 16 at 2:30 am, Gopalkrishna Rai along with his son Nameesh went out by car and never returned. Early morning the family members searched for Gopalkrishna and his son Nameesh everywhere but were unable to trace them.

On February 16 morning the car was found parked near the Netravati bridge. It is suspected that Gopalkrishna along with his son might have jumped into the river.

A death note was found in the car. The Mangaluru Town Police have reached the spot for investigations and search is on for Gopalkrishna and Nameesh.