Youth Dies after Falling into Netravati River
Bantwal: A youth died after falling into the Netravati river near the old bridge in Panemangalore on January 12 morning.
The deceased has been identified as Rajesh Poojary, a resident of Sajipa. The exact cause of the death is yet to be ascertained.
On January 12, a two-wheeler was found abandoned on the old bridge of Panemangaluru. Motorists travelling on the Panemangaluru bridge immediately informed the Bantwal Town police.
Initially, it was suspected that someone had jumped into the Netravati river and committed suicide. The fire brigade and drowning experts reached the spot and found Rajesh Poojary’s body in the river.
During the primary investigations, it is revealed that Rajesh Poojary was riding his two-wheeler from his house in Sajipa. It is suspected that a vehicle collided with his two-wheeler and he fell into the Netravati river.
The investigation is on to find the cause of Rajesh Poojary’s death.