Celebration at the Kasana household in Greater Noida was reduced to tears within moments as the one-year-old Riwan who allegedly fell off space between the staircase from the 12th floor of his building on Monday.
The boy lived in high-rise society in the Bisrakh area of Greater Noida (West) where the incident took place during the day, while Satyendra Kasana’s and his family and relatives were decorating the house, the officials said.
A police spokesperson said, The boy fell down on the ground floor of the building, leading to his death. The child reached the staircase and fell down from the space in between the iron handrails that run horizontally parallel.
According to officials, the boy had turned one on Monday and his family had planned a celebration to mark the occasion with some friends and relatives joining them at their residence.
Upon being alerted about the incident, a police team was rushed to the spot immediately, police said.
The body was later sent for a post-mortem and further legal proceedings were underway, police added.
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