Mangaluru, Aug 18: Two persons have been feared drowned in different streams in Paduperar in Bajpe police station limits on the outskirts of the city on Thursday.
Chandrahas Shetty, 53, a farmer, had reportedly gone to Dambegundi stream near his farmland to retrieve coconuts from the stream. He reportedly slipped and was carried away. A missing complaint has been filed.
Diwakar, 32, a labourer, was among residents staying near Parakattu stream, which is upstream of Dambegundi stream. He and others regularly crossed the stream for work. On Thursday evening, while others managed to cross, he was reportedly carried away. After searching for a while, his family filed a complaint with the Bajpe police on Friday morning.
The police and Fire and Emergency Services personnel are searching for both men along the stream that flow down to join the Nandini in Pavanje.
Two drown in different streams in Mangaluru