1. Suo motu cognizance was taken by this court on the basis of
a news report in the Hindustan Times dated 22nd December, 2015
regarding the death of an 11 year old boy, who had gone on a
school picnic, after falling into an uncovered rain water harvesting
pit at the Millennium Park in Southeast Delhi.
2. The report titled as “Boy on school picnic falls in water
harvesting pit, dies” reads as follows:-
NEW DELHI : An 11 year old boy who had gone for a
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school picnic, died after falling inside a water
harvesting pit that was left precariously open at
Millennium Park in Southeast Delhi’s Sarai Kale
Khan area on Monday morning.
Source: Indian Kanoon