Udupi: A 15-month-old baby died, after it reportedly slipped and fell into a drum filled with water at Sagri, near MGM College, here on January 8.
The deceased has been identified as Prajwal(15 months), son of Bhanuchandra Aithal, a resident of Sagri near MGM College.
According to the police the baby was playing at the time of mishap. While playing the baby went near the drum which was filled with water. When the baby was playing near the drum, it slipped and fell inside it. After sometime the family members searched for the baby and found it in the drum. Immediately the baby was lifted out and rushed to the hospital, but the doctors pronounced the baby brought dead.
A case has been registered in Manipal police station.