One person drowned and search for another person, feared to have drowned at the Yeleru canal, continued till late on Monday.

V. Siva of Rangireeju Veedhi in the city went to attend a friend's wedding at Kasimkota in the district. On Sunday night, he went to the canal to attend nature's call. He slipped and fell into it. On hearing about their missing friend, T. Nagaraju and two others went to the canal to search for him. He was feared drowned.

Found dead

A watchman of Bheemunipatnam was found dead under mysterious circumstances near Bheemunipatnam on Monday. B. Appa Rao, 40, a watchman at the Dock Labour Board in the city was found dead. There were stitches on his throat. Police are investigating the case.