City boys drown at Varuna Canal
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City boys drown at Varuna Canal

December 14, 2020

Mysore/Mysuru: Two boys from Kuvempunagar in city, who had gone for a swim to Varuna Lake near Gorur, met watery grave yesterday.

The deceased boys are Harikrishnan (15), son of Muralidharan and Vaibhav (13), son of Venkatesh, both residing at No. 353, 2nd Cross, 2nd Main at Kuvempunagar ‘M’ block in city.

Vaibhav’s father Venkatesh, the house owner, had rented the first floor of the house to Muralidharan, while he (Venkatesh) and his family resided in the ground floor.

Yesterday, Vaibhav and Harikrishnan went cycling to the Varuna Canal near Gorur for a swim where they both drowned. While the body of Harikrishnan was fished out yesterday night, the body of Vaibhav was fished out this morning.

Post-mortem was conducted at MMC&RI mortuary today and the bodies were handed over to the family members.

Mysuru South Sub-Inspector Vanaraju, who has registered a case, is investigating.

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