Jagtial: A 45-year-old woman was found dead in agriculture well in Thimmapur Thanda of Ibrahimpatnam Mandal on Wednesday. Her 11-year-old son has reportedly gone missing.
Agricultural well means a non-potable well used for watering livestock, aquaculture, or watering household yards and gardens, or for other purposes related to farming but not for irrigating lands or crops. An agricultural well is a high-capacity well that is used for an agricultural purpose.
According to police, Malawath Bujjibai along with her son Aravind left home in the morning, and her body was later found in the agriculture well on the outskirts of Yamapur. Labourers working in agricultural fields found the body of Bujjibai in the evening and informed the police.
Though the boy’s footwear was found near the well, his whereabouts are not known. Family members of the deceased searched for the boy in the village and enquired with their relatives but in vain.
The body of the woman was retrieved from the well and shifted to the hospital for postmortem. A widow, Bujjibai also has an elder son who got married recently.
Based on a complaint lodged by family members, police registered a case and are investigating.