Bantwal: In an unfortunate incident, a man jumped into Netravati River from Brahmarakootlu-Talapady over-bridge and died on Saturday. The deceased is Harish (35). He was a mason by profession and resided at Brahmarakootlu. The reason for suicide is not known yet.
Hundreds of people gathered at the place after they heard about the death. Traffic was affected in the area due to the crowd on the road. Bantwal police arrived at the spot and took up investigations.
Swimmers from Talapady, Mustafa, Saleem, Shahul Hamid, Basheer, M K Haris, Areef, Tajuddin, Anwar K H, helped in retrieving the body from the river.