The deceased has been identified as Babula, son of Sukadei of the same locality.
As per the report Sukadei whose husband worked as a migrant labourer outside the State was alone at home today morning with Babula and her six-year-old daughter, when the mishap took place.
Sukadei went to take bath by leaving the nine-month-old in the custody of the daughter but upon return found him missing. After carrying out a panic search she discovered her inside a plastic tub filled with water.
The baby boy had drowned by falling into the tub while playing.
While the victim was rushed to a nearby hospital immediately with the help of Sukadei’s neighbours doctors declared him brought dead.
Police have rushed the body of the deceased for autopsy and launched an investigation into the mishap.