Bodies of two missing kids fished out from Sheetla Pond

Source: The Hitavada      Date: 08 Feb 2019 11:03:49


Staff Reporter,


In a tragic turn of events, dead bodies of the two missing kids from Ramkund Utkal Basti were found floating in the Sheetla Pond on Thursday. The kids had gone missing on Wednesday.
Ramkund area had engulfed into a gloomy atmosphere when the police recovered bodies of two kids went missing a day ago. According to the police, as Monu Dhruw, son of Puja Dhruw (8) and Jaikishan Yadav (8), son of Saroj Yadav were reported missing, they launched a search operation in the area. Fathers of both the kids had passed away long ago. Mothers of both the kids work as housemaids and labourer to earn livelihood.

The CCTV footages revealed that the two kids never went out of the locality. So, their investigation narrowed down to the pond. Police personnel were deployed to keep watch at the pond. The premonition came true when the body of first kid Monu Dhruw came floating on surface of pond at around 7 am and the body of second kid was also recovered by 9:30 am.
Monu Dhruw studied in pre-primary-1 at Ramkrishna Vidyalaya at Mangal Bazaar whereas Jai Kishan Yadav was in Class-3 at Mayaram Srijan School. In short post-mortem, reason behind the death was established as death caused by asphyxiation due to drowning.