Woman dies, two children yet to be traced

A woman died and her two children were washed away in Visveswaraya Canal in the district on Friday. While the body of Jyoti was retrieved from the canal, search is on to trace her daughter Nisarga (7) and son Pavan (4). The incident occurred near Tibbanahalli of the taluk.

Jyoti was a native of Hedathale village of Nanjangud taluk. She was married to Nanjappa of Hullenahalli of Mandya taluk 10 years ago. According to her relatives, the couple quarrelled frequently.

The woman brought her children to the canal and pushed them into it and immediately jumped into the canal. All the three were swept away but the woman’s body was found after some time.

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

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