Udupi: The body of a fisherman who had slipped and drowned two days ago while fishing in deep sea off the Malpe coast, was traced on Wednesday.
The deceased fisherman is Balakrishna (46) of Pitrody. A total of five fishermen had ventured into fishing on August 20 morning in the Janani boat from the Malpe Port.
Soon after when Balakrishna was casting the net a huge wave had hit the boat making him lose balance and fall into the sea. Malpe Police have registered a case.