Mother keeps 5-yr-old son beside pond to take bath, drowns
Kottakkal: A 28-year-old woman Maria Joseph drowned to death while taking bath in a pond. Maria, who works as a rubber tapping worker, is wife of Kottayam native Biju Joseph.
The incident occurred on Wednesday evening at 5. Maria went to the nearby pond, taking her 5-year-old son with her. After putting her son on the banks of the pond, she took bath, where she accidentally drowned.
Later, the locals from the area retrieved the dead body from the pond. After the post mortem, her body was handed over to the relatives.