Daijiworld Media Network - Kundapur
Kundapur, Nov 22: A heartbreaking incident unfolded on Tuesday evening in Kotathatu Padukare, where a three-year-old boy lost his life after an outer compound gate collapsed on him in a private guest house.
The deceased, identified as Sushant, was the only son of local resident Sudhir Mogaveera.
The unfortunate incident occurred while the child was playing near the gate of the guest house, as he did every day. On Tuesday, the gate unexpectedly came off its hinges and fell on him. Despite immediate efforts to rush him to the hospital, the young boy succumbed to his injuries.
Expressing their dissatisfaction with the guest house management, local residents shared their concerns. Kota police visited the site, conducted an inspection, registered a complaint, and arranged for a post-mortem examination of the child at a hospital in Manipal on Wednesday.
In a gesture of support and condolences, Kundapur MLA Kiran Kumar Kodgi, along with the leader of the Mogaveera youth organization and Kotathatu Gram Panchayat President Satish Kunder, visited the bereaved family.