Dharwad: A father and son drown in a lake


Dharwad: A father and son drowned in a lake in Kyarkoppa village in Dharwad taluk on Thursday. Kyarkoppa resident Gadigeppa Angadi, 43, and his son Ravi Angadi, 14, are deceased.

According to the locals, Both Gadigeppa and Ravi went to the lake to clean the auto-rickshaw (tam tam) on Thursday afternoon. While cleaning the vehicle, Ravi suddenly started drowning. His father, Gadigeppa, went to save him, but he and his son both drowned. Locals who came to know about it reached the spot, and they brought both to the bank, but by that time Gadigeppa had died, and his son Ravi was exhausted, but he also died on the way to the hospital, said locals.

Gadigeppa had two sons and a daughter, and Ravi was his elder son. Dharwad Rural police have registered a case in this regard.

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