Minor Boy Meets Watery Grave In Mayurbhanj

Mayurbhanj: In a tragic incident, a four-year-old boy drowned in a pond while playing. The incident was reported from Devkund village under Jamda police station limits in Mayurbhanj district.


The deceased minor has been identified as Harekrushna Birua, son of Chamra Birua from Sagajodi village.


Reportedly, the incident took place when Birua’s wife had gone to work at a brick kiln along with her son. While the woman was busy in her work, the minor fell into the pond and drowned. The family member searched him in every possible place but in vain. Later, he was found floating on water in the pond.


On being informed, police reached the spot and recovered the body for post-mortem. A case of unnatural death has been registered and an investigation initiated into the matter.