Staff Correspondent

Udupi: One person drowned in the Arabian Sea at St. Mary's Island on Saturday.

D.S. Chauvan, a resident of Raghavendra Math Road, Bannerghatta in Bangalore, had come to the island on a tour with his family and friend Marvin D'Sa around 9.30 a.m.

Marvin D'Sa, who went for a swim in the sea, drowned around 10.30 a.m. Mr. Chauvan immediately jumped into the sea and brought Marvin D'Sa to the beach.

Attempts made by Mr. Chauvan and his family membersto resuscitate Marvin were in vain. He was then taken to the District Government Hospital in Udupi where the doctors declared him brought dead.

A case has been registered at the Malpe police station.