Four people including a newly married woman died due to the selfie craze in Ottapatti village in Krishnagiri district. They were taking selfies on their mobiles while standing on a local river at Marampatti. According to police sources, Sneha and Kannika ,their brother Santhosh along with their relatives Nivetha, her husband Prabhu Perumal and one Yuvarani had gone to watch a movie.
After that , they visited Pambar dam and entered the river to click pictures. All of them were standing hand in hand while posing for a selfie while Perumal was clicking pictures on his mobile. Santosh was the first to drown and get sucked by a whirlpool, followed by Sneha, Kannika and newly married Nivetha. Their bodies were fished out by local fishermen. The police have sent the bodies to the Uthangarai government hospital mortuary and are conducting investigations.