Manipal: A 23-year-old student died and the pillion rider was severely injured after the bike they were riding hit an electric pole in front of the Manipal Police Station here, on April 26.
The deceased has been identified as Udeep Jaspal (23), a native of Delhi and third year Chemical Engineering student at Manipal Institute of Technology (MIT), Manipal. The pillion rider has been identified as Alisha Dais (21), second year student studying Interior Decoration at MIT.
On April 26, Udeep Jaspal had gone to Udupi along with Alisha. After returning to Manipal, Udeep lost control over his bike and hit an electrical pole. He died on the spot. Alisha’s condition is said to be stable, after being shifted to the Manipal hospital.
A case has been registered in the Manipal Police Station.