There was an incident where a person died after accidentally falling into the river.The deceased person has been identified as Dharnappa Pujari (50), a resident of Charmadi Kolombe Pade house.
He was returning home after buying goods from Kakkinje town on 23rd January
Accidentally fell into the river while crossing the river near the house. Seeing this, the locals immediately took him out of the river water and immediately admitted him to the local hospital and after treatment he was admitted to the Mangalore hospital but he died on Wednesday morning without responding to the treatment. A complaint was lodged with Dharmasthala police about the incident and a case was registered at Dharmasthala police station.