from special correspondent
Puttur: The body of Ritesh (18), who had drowned in river Kumaradhara at Kakve Valakadama of Shantigodu village on Sunday was located and fished out on Monday.
He had gone with his friends riding two-wheelers to spend leisure time in the river. Around 4 pm, he was dragged away by dangerous undercurrents in the river.
He was the son of Gopalakrishna, currently residing in Darbe, and was a student of a local ITI, while also working part time at a mobile shop near his house.