Malkangiri: A Class I student of a residential school in Malkangiri district died after drowning in a pond here on Monday.
The deceased has been identified as Amit Kalekura of Gangala shelter home in this district
According to sources, the minor boy had gone to attend nature’s call nearby the pond this morning when he slipped into the deep and went under.
On being informed, police reached the spot and launched a probe into the incident. The body was seized and sent to Pandripani community health centre (CHC) for post-mortem.
On the other hand, it is alleged that the incident occurred due to negligence on the part of the staff of the residential school.