Tiruchirapalli, May 9 UNI | 3 months ago

A 27-year-old man drowned in Aiyyan Canal, a sub- canal of river Cauvery, at Vathalai suburb near here last night.

According to police the victim Balamurugan, a goldsmith, hailing from Tiruchirapalli, accompanied by his friend Saravanan, went to the canal to take bath. While doing so, the victim was caught in the lose soil and drowned.

On being informed, Vathalai police rushed to the spot this morning and recovered the goldsmith's body. They sent the body to Mahatma Gandhi Memorial Government Hospital here for post-mortem.

Police are investigating further.

(Posted on 09-05-2014)