A 16 year-old-boy drowned in a tank at Gandipet on Friday. K. Mallikarjun of Shaikpet had gone for a picnic to Gandipet along with three of his friends. They waded into a small tank near Gandipet.

While the three stayed in shallow waters, Mallikarjun entered into deep waters and drowned. None of them knew swimming. Later, his friends informed the victim’s family members, who in turn intimated the police.