Two Youth Drown in Madisalu River while Swimming
Udupi: Two youth who went for a swim in the river drowned on Tuesday, October 19 evening at Uggelbettu near Uppoor.
The deceased have been identified as Anas (16) and Shreyas (18) residents of Uggelbettu near Uppoor.
According to the police, Anas and Shreyas along with another boy had gone for swimming in the river. While they were swimming Anas and Shreyas were washed away, the other boy swam back to the river bank. Out of fear, the boy did not inform the family members.
Late in the evening when Anas and Shreyas did not return, family members started searching for them and informed the Brahmavar Police station. The boy who had returned home revealed that Anas and Shreyas had drowned in the river.
As per the information, Brahmavar police along with the Fire officials started a search operation in the river. On October 20 morning the search operation continued with the help of swimmer Eshwar Malpe. Bodies of both the youth were found Under the railway bridge at Madisalu river. The Bodies were retrieved and sent for post-mortem.
A case has been registered in Brahmavar Police Station.