Tamil Nadu

Two siblings found dead in pond


Two siblings who went missing from Senthamangalam near Tindivanam in the district were found dead in a pond in the village on Friday. The police said Prashanth, 11, and his brother Prathap, 9, were studying in class VI and IV at the Government High School in Senthamangalam.

The siblings were staying with their mother Murugaveni, a farm labourer at Senthamangalam, while their father Kumar was working in Chennai. On Thursday, Murugaveni left for farm work and returned in the evening. She approached the Olakur police after her two children did not return home till late on Thursday.

Locals launched a search and found the boys clothes near a pond in Senthamangalam. They alerted the Fire and Rescue Services personnel who conducted a search and fished out the bodies on Friday. A case has been registered.

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