Mangalore, Oct 23: A man who reportedly came to peep into a bathroom jumped into a nearby well in his bid to escape from the chasing people.
The incident took place near Kotekar post office on Tuesday October 22 night.
The peeping tom is identified as Umesh. He had chosen to peep into the bathroom of a nearby house and was noticed by people who tried to chase him. Finding no other way to escape, Umesh jumped into a well.
But for his good luck, his swimming knowledge helped him and he swam in the well water until the fire brigade men rescued him almost an hour later.
Later Ullal police arrested him.
It is learnt, he was thrashed by public in a similar case in the past too.