Construction labourer drowned in Lake while fishing

yogesh K Porwar & Avanth Kumar Kankaria

A 30-year-old construction labourer drowned while he slipped into a lake in Anneshwara village in Devanahalli while fishing on Friday.

The deceased Nandeshwar from West Bengal, had gone to the lake with his friends for fishing . He ventured into the lake and lost balance and drowned since he did not know how to swim.

His friends raised the alarm and later the fire and emergency service personnel rushed to the spot and after six hours of search operation recovered his body.

The Airport police have taken up a case of unnatural death and are investigating further said a senior officer.