KATHUA, Dec 29: A 3-year-old child was drowned in an underground water tank of J&K Bank branch at Chadwal today.
A police spokesman said that mishap took place when wife of one Rinku Dub, resident of Senswan village had gone to the J&K Bank branch at Chadwal along with her 3 year-old child. When she was filling a form in the bank, her child slipped outside in the compound and fell into the water tank whose lid was opened. Some body noticed it and raised alarm.
The people tried to save the child but he died. The body was fished out later. The police has registered a case of negligence against the owner of the building and the Bank staff.