Karkala; Sept 17: It has been reported that a poisonous creature’s bite claims the life of a woman at Darkashu Mane of Kasaba village in Karkala taluk on September 16, Monday.
Sources said that Laxmi,aged 62,wife of Ganesh Devadiga and a resident of Darkasu Mane had gone for cutting grass near house for the cattles on September 16,Monday at around 10.30 am.As she was busy cutting grass, accidentally some poisonous creature had bitten her. Immediately she was taken to Karkala government hospital for treatment and was kept on emergency observation. When her condition worsened, she was taken to Manipal KMC hospital and doctor examined Laxmi and pronounced her dead on her way to hospital as she failed to respond to treatment.
Ganesh Devadiga has lodged a complaint in Karkala city police station.