The incident comes days after the decomposed and mangled body of a three-year-old boy, Sujith Wilson, was pulled out from deep inside an unused borewell, after a futile 80-hour attempt to save the child.
Repeat incidents of children falling into abandoned borewells in Tamil Nadu had prompted the state government to notify rules early in 2015, mandating safety measures, including filling discarded wells upto ground level.
Chottanikkara: The dangerous levels of mercury and cyanide detected in well water of Kureekkad area, near Chottanikara has set off panic among residents of the 20 households in the region. It is feared that a private gold jewellery manufacturing unit nearby is the source of contaminants. After the
The prisoners at this jail in Kollam district were forced to take bath only once in two or three days as the water in the well and rainwater harvesting tank on the prison premises was insufficient to meet even their basic requirements as well as for cooking.