Mangaluru

Tender coconut trader rescued

Fishermen operating in the Netravati rescued a tender coconut seller from drowning on Sunday.

According to police, Girish, 32, originally from Kadur and a resident of Urva Store, arrived in a two-wheeler at Netravati Bridge near Ullal on National Highway 66 in the evening and jumped into the river.

A group of fishermen noticed Girish in the water and rushed to his rescue. The police reached the spot and took Girish to a private hospital in Pumpwell Junction. He is safe, they said.

Deputy Commissioner of Police (Crime and Traffic) Lakshmi Ganesh said the city police would intensify patrolling on the Netravati Bridge.

(Those in distress or those having suicidal tendencies can call Arogya Sahayavani Ph.: 104 for help.)

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