Kundapur: A student who went to swim in Sauda rivulet along with some friends drowned. The victim of this incident was Adarsh Mogaveera (16), son of Raju Mogaveera, a fisherman from Jannadi near Bidkalkatte in the taluk.
Adarsh, a ninth standard student of Bidkalkatte Government High School, had visited the rivulet with four of his friends as he had holiday on account of Kanakadasa Jayanti. He was caught by the river draught and pulled away all of a sudden.
After his friends raised an alarm locals rushed to the spot and brought the boy out of the rivulet, but by then, Adarsh was no more. Adarsh, who was a brilliant student from a poor family, has left behind parents and a sister. A case about the incident was filed at Kota police station.