Man's body found in drain

Manjunath was working as a stenographer in a court at KGF. He had not returned home after work on Tuesday.

Residents say that Majunath was addicted to alcohol and alleged he might have fallen to the drain at night when he was drunk. His body was recovered at 9.30 am and the residents informed the police immigrately.

RST Khan, Circle Inspector, Somashekhar, SI visited the spot. The body has been sent to the district hospital for the postmortem. A case has been registered in the city police station.

Negligence alleged

Negligence of CMC in maintaining the drain is the main reason for Manjunath’s death, alleged CMC member S R Muraligowda.

The drain behind Gangamma temple in P C Layout has not been cleaned from a long time.
Though the contract given for cleaning it has expired two monts ago. But a new tender has not been called.

Muraligowda alleged that though CMC Commissioner, Environment engineer and other officials have been informed about the situation, no action is taken. tenders are called for the works of old layouts, but new layouts are neglected.

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