10-year-old boy drowns in pond

Published: 24th September 2012 09:57 AM  |   Last Updated: 24th September 2012 09:57 AM   |  A+A-

A 10-year-old boy drowned in a pond in Medahalli in K R Puram police station limits on Sunday afternoon. The deceased has been identified as Mohin,  a fifth standard student of government school.

He was living with his mother Shakira in Jyothinagar.

According to the police, the incident took place around 2.30 pm when he, along with his mother, had gone to the quarry pit which now has turned into a pond at Medahalli. Mohin got into the pond while his mother was busy washing clothes.

His mother, who did not find him later, returned home thinking that he must have gone to play. After a while, she  went to the pond in search of him.

When she did not find him, she informed the police who rushed to the spot along with local swimmers and fished out the boy’s body by evening. Meanwhile, the K R Puram Police have registered a case and are investigating.

3 Robbed on  Infantry Road  

Four unidentified people on two bikes allegedly robbed three people on Infantry Road on Saturday.

The victims have been identified as Jakir Ali and his two colleagues, who work at a hotel in Seshadripuram. Jakir Ali and his two colleagues are all residents of Ulsoor.

 According to the police, around 11.30 pm, they were walking back home. The miscreants stopped them in front of Information Department office on Infantry Road, threatened them at knife-point and snatched `5,500. 

Commercial Street police have registered a case in this connection and are further investigating.


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