Toddler dies after falling into manhole in Gurugram, NHRC seeks report

New Delhi, Apr 9 (UNI) Taking suo motu cognizance of media reports, the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) on Tuesday issued notices to the Municipal Corporation of Gurugram and the Commissioner of Police in connection with the death of a two-year-old boy who fell into 12-feet deep uncovered manhole in Gurugram’s Haryana.

The commission asked for a detailed report within four weeks in the matter.

The reports should include the status of the FIR registered and whether any arrest was made, the NHRC said in a statement.

The Commission would also like to know if any compensation has been provided to the next of kin of the deceased boy, it added.

According to the media report, carried on 5th April, the boy was pulled out after one and a half hours and sent to the hospital but the doctors declared him dead.

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