Thiruvananthapuram: Student drowns in Pechipara Dam, Kanyakumari district. The accident happened to a student who had come for a picnic.
The deceased is Rojin Raj (19), a native of Pandalam.
Rojin is studying in a private college in Kaliyikavila. The student was staying in a hostel near the college and visited Pechipara along with his friends.
While bathing in the dam with his friends, Rojin suddenly drowned. His friends immediately informed the locals, and the fire force brigade was called in.
After an extensive search, Rojin’s lifeless body was found.
The body will be handed over to the family after a post-mortem examination.