A person accidentally slipped, fell into a pond and got drowned at Billady village coming under the Kota Police Station limits on Saturday. According to the police, Narayana Shetty, aged about 58, a resident of Januvarukatte at Billady, had gone to tie his cows at his farm behind his house, when he slipped and fell into the nearby pond and got drowned. The incident took place between 10 a.m. and 1.15 p.m. A case had been registered and investigations were on, the police said. — Staff Correspondent

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