A 22-year-old youth who had gone for a swim at the Krishna Raja Sagar (KRS) backwaters, drowned on Monday.
The deceased is identified as Mohammad Ishaq, a resident of Udayagiri in the city.
According to police, Ishaq went to the backwaters with his friend. While his friends enjoyed the dip in the water, Ishaq met a watery grave.
A case has been registered at Yelwal Police Station. Investigations are on. -KK