Two weavers drowned in Neikkarapatti lake while fishing near here on Saturday. Police said that Palanisamy (45) and Dinakaran (32), both belonging to Kondalampatti in Salem, went to Kodikadu lake in Neikkarapatti village to fish. They were accompanied by Vijayan (12). While they were engaged in fishing with nets, Palanisamy allegedly was caught in the slush from which he could not come out. Dinakaran rushed to him to save him, but both were drowned. Vijayan who was standing on the bund raised an alarm. The villagers informed the Police and Fire Service personnel. While Palanisamy’s body was retrieved, Dinakaran’s was yet to be traced. Kondalampatti Inspector Saravanan has registered a case and is investigating.

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