- A one-and-a-half-year-old girl died after falling into a septic tank.
- The incident took place in Madurai district of Tamil Nadu.
- Police have registered a case and launched an investigation.
The deceased was identified as Janushree, daughter of construction worker Maresh. The incident took place at the village primary health center. When the child went missing, the parents started searching. The baby was eventually found in a septic tank after a long examination. The child was pronounced dead at the scene.
The villagers came to the scene of the child’s death. They allege that the negligence of the contractors and the people’s representatives resulted in the death of the child. Locals said the top of the septic tank was not covered due to construction work and this was the reason for the child’s accident.
The septic tank was filled with water during the previous day’s rain. There was a kind of part above the septic tank that only one person could go down. It is reported that the child fell inside this uncovered area. The incident took place while construction work was continuing at the primary health center. Janushree is the daughter of a construction worker who lives near the hospital.
Elderly couple in distress at leaky house