Belthangadi: A man allegedly drowned as he slipped and fell into a stream, at Malavanthige in the taluk.
Hirimaru resident named Ganesh (40), son of Kinni Gowda, had fallen into a fast-flowing stream and washed away while returning from his Arecanut grove.
Locals had launched a search and found the body stuck between rocks in the stream.
A complaint has been lodged at Belthangady Police Station.
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The deceased is survived by his father, mother, wife, and two daughters.