A youth drowned in the Idukki reservoir waters in Anjuruly near here on Thursday. Kattappana police said the victim had been identified as Arun Abraham of Mullankuzhy house at Marykulam in Ayyappancoil village. The incident occurred around 2.30 p.m. while he was taking bath near the tunnel area. He was on a visit to a relative’s house in Anjuruly. While taking bath, he slipped into a deep portion of the reservoir. Local residents’ attempt to save his life failed. His body was fished out by the officials of fire and rescue services with the support of the local swimmers.

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