Rock climber Jyothi Raj spotted at Kargal

Jyothi Raj, the rock climber from Chitradurga, who went down Jog Falls to retrieve the body of a Bengaluruean, and had gone missing, was spotted near Kargal on Wednesday.

Raj who got into the falls in the morning did not come till the evening. There was no communication from him.

A 20-member search-and-rescue team of Bengaluru/Chitradurga rock climbers was organised to look for Raj on Tuesday and the Siddapura police camped at the falls overnight.

The combing operation was carried out from the Mysuru Bangale side to the base of the waterfall. A drone camera was used to comb the Bombay Bangale side of the waterfall. Jyothi Raj was spotted on Wednesday morning and attempts are on to rescue him.

Background

Manjunath the deceased, had died by jumping into the waterfall after leaving behind a suicide note on February 25.

His family members arrived at Jog on Tuesday and Jyothi Raj was called in to retrieve the body of Manjunath.

Jyothi Raj, the rock climber from Chitradurga, who went down Jog Falls to retrieve the body of a Bengaluruean, and had gone missing, was spotted near Kargal on Wednesday.

Raj who got into the falls in the morning did not come till the evening. There was no communication from him.

A 20-member search-and-rescue team of Bengaluru/Chitradurga rock climbers was organised to look for Raj on Tuesday and the Siddapura police camped at the falls overnight.

The combing operation was carried out from the Mysuru Bangale side to the base of the waterfall. A drone camera was used to comb the Bombay Bangale side of the waterfall. Jyothi Raj was spotted on Wednesday morning and attempts are on to rescue him.

Background

Manjunath the deceased, had died by jumping into the waterfall after leaving behind a suicide note on February 25.

His family members arrived at Jog on Tuesday and Jyothi Raj was called in to retrieve the body of Manjunath.

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