Two drown

According to the police, the deceased are Mukund (35) and Murali (20), both from Konadasapura. Murali was a PUC student, while Mukund was unemployed.

Mukund and Murali were known to each other. It is learnt that Mukund went to the pond for fishing around 1 pm. He was allegedly under the influence of alcohol.

He slipped into the pond after losing balance and drowned. Murali, who was near the pond, rushed to Mukund’s rescue. He also lost his balance and drowned, the police said. Efforts are on to trace the bodies, police said.

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