Udupi, May 18: A software engineer who was staying in a resort here, who had ventured into the sea with his friend, drowned at Thekkette village, Kotta on Friday.
The deceased is Sujit KumarN,26, from Basavanagudi, Bengaluru. He was working in a private software company in Bengaluru.
He had come to Manjeshwara to attend his classmate Ranjan’s brother’s marriage with his friends Nikhil, Kishan, Amaresh, Sukruth and others.
The wedding ended at 3:45 pm on Friday, after which all of them checked into a beach house in Thekkatte village, which he had booked online. Around 4.30 pm, Sujith ventured into the sea after which he drowned. His friend Sukrut had also gone along with him, but he was rescued by locals.
Sujit’s body was found later, about 70 metres away from the spot he had ventured into the sea. Sukrut is being treated at a private hospital in Kundapur. A case was registered in the Kota police station in this regard.
Udupi: Techie who came from Bengaluru to attend friend’s wedding drowns in sea