Four Children Drowns in Pond When Been to Take up Cellphone Fell in Well
Gokak : In a bizarre incident, four young children of a family drowned when they fell into a water pond at Ajjanakatte village in Gokak taluk on Saturday evening.
The deceased children have been identified as Bhagawwa Kareppa Jakkanavar, 6, Tayamma Kareppa Jakkanavar, 5, Malappa Kareppa Jakkanavar, 4, and two-and-half-year-old Rajashree Kareppa Jakkanavar.
All the deceased were going to their grandmother’ house from their house situated nearby. One of the children was carrying a cellphone which fell down into the roadside agricultural pond. Six-year-old Bhagawwa who went to take up the phone fell into the well which later flowed by three others who also fell and drowned.
The Gokak Rural Police have registered a case.