2 suspended over boy's death

2 suspended over boy's death

According to a release by the BBMP, Venkateshmurthy, Executive Engineer and Nanjayya, Assistant Executive Engineer, deputed from the Public Works Department (PWD) to the Palike, were suspended for negligence of duty.

The engineers who were responsible for cleaning the storm drain along Lokesh Tent Road had displaced the stones blocking the storm drain which resulted in five-year-old Abhishek being washed away on Sunday.

Venkateshmurthy and Nanjayya were both serving in the Lingrajpuram Division, Sarvajnanagar Sub-Division.

Meanwhile, Bharthi, the mother of Abhishek, was inconsolable. Prakash, the father, made many visits to the Banaswadi police station, begging for some news. Till late Monday night, officials were unable to trace the body, or even the remains of the missing child.

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