Three persons drowned in Cauvery river at Kallanai in the district on Thursday.

Police identified the trio as Suresh Kumar (28), Vignesh (24) and Thirumeni (28). The trio went in a motorcycle from Tiruchi to the water body on Thursday afternoon. According to police, the three consumed alcohol and tried to take a bath at Vennar Kalkuzhi when they drowned.

The bodies were found on Friday morning by local fishermen and sent for post mortem to the Thirukattupalli Government Hospital. The Thogur police have registered a case. Suresh Kumar and Vignesh were relatives.