Dewas: A pond in the farm of Raju Pandit in Jamasingh village on Udainagar-Barwaha road was the centre of attraction for villagers on Monday morning after the discovery of a few beer bottles in it.
The excitement level in the village, which comers under the jurisdiction of Udainagar police station, kept going notches higher as village youths dived into the pond and started taking out the beer bottles even as the police were informed.
Udainagar town inspector Kailash Solanki said that initially some villagers had noticed cartons floating in the pond following which a few youths had jumped into the pond to find beer bottles.
Till the final count in the evening nearly 1100 bottles had been taken out from the pond which is about 15 feet deep, according to Solanki. He added that so far there is no clue as to who dumped the beer bottles, which bore label of Foster. Police also recovered set of five clothes. The recovered beer bottles were packed in sacks and taken to the police station.
FOUR DIE IN SEPTIC TANK
Four persons, engaged in the task of cleaning up a septic tank of a house late on Sunday in Bardu village under Pipalravan police station area. The four had fallen unconscious due to the gas in the tank and then died.
In all five persons were engaged in the cleaning up the tank in the house of Kamalsingh Sendhav. The four who died included Vijay Sihote, 20, Ishwarsingh, 35, Dinesh Goyal, 30 and Rinku Goyal, 16. The fifth Arun Pal, 40, was dumping the waste from the tank outside the house.
Town inspector B L Meena informed that the four workers did not have any professional equipment with them and were doing the task at 11 pm.