Nilambur: A college lecturer drowned to death in Chaliyar river here. The deceased is identified as Mohammed Najeeb (38), a native of Kannur and a sports instructor in Amal college in Mayiladi.
Najeeb drowned while taking bath in the Mayiladi banks of Chaliyar. His father and co-brother also were with him at the time of the accident. They were saved by fishermen.
After an hour-long search by the fire force and police, the body of Najeeb was recovered. The body has been shifted to Nilambur hospital.