A minor boy identified as Aryan Raut a resident of Ramji Ambedkar Nagar, drowned in a water-filled pit at Davlameti in Wadi area. The incident came into light on Tuesday when Aryan was found floating in the pit which was filled with rain water.
A pit was dug near Samaj Bhavan by Gram Panchayat for constructing a septic tank. Aryan was playing near the pit when he lost his balance and slipped into it. When Aryan did not return home till late evening, his parents started searching for him in the locality and nearby area.
On Tuesday morning, his father Navneet Raut again started search for Aryan near Samaj Bhavan and around 8 am, he saw Aryan’s body floating in the water-filled pit. Soon the news about Aryan’s death in the pit spread like jungle fire in Ramji Ambedkar Nagar.
Staff from Wadi Police Station arrived and recorded the statement of Aryan’s father and registered a case of accidental death.
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