Chennai: A couple in Trespuram lost their three-year-old daughter who died after drowning in tub while they were busy watching rescue operation of 2-year-old Sijuth Wilson on Television who had died after falling into a 600-foot borewell.
The incident happened in Tamil Nadu’s Thoothukkudi area late on Monday, HT reports.
According to Thoothukkudi North police station sources, the victim was a three-year-old minor Revathi Sanjana.
“Revathi Sanjana went to the bathroom to fetch water for playing with. However, she fell into the three-foot-high plastic tub from which she was trying to take water. All that while, her father Lingeswaran and mother Nisha was watching Sujith’s rescue operation,” said the inquiry officer.
“When the couple went looking for their daughter, they found her in the tub full of water. They rushed her to the Thoothukkudi Government Hospital where doctors declared her brought dead. A case has been registered,” the officer added.