Selfie Craze! 26-year-old youth falls into Arbi Falls, feared Drowned
Karkala: A 26-year-old youth was washed away into the Arbi falls Parappadi Nitte near Karkala while clicking a selfie on Thursday, August 15.
The deceased has been identified as Sudesh (26) son of Krishna Moolya resident of Manjarpalke near Nandalike.
Another youth Rakesh (24) son of Raju Poojary Bolapadavu who washed away along with him came back home by swimming.
According to the police, Sudesh along with four other youth had gone to the Arbi Falls to click selfies on Thursday, August 15 afternoon. When Sudesh and Rakesh were clicking selfies they lost their balance and fell into the water. Both were washed away with the force of the water. Rakesh swam back safely after some time while Sudesh is feared dead.
Karkala Thasildar, Karkala Rural Police rushed to the spot and have started the search operations for Sudesh.