The elephant menace had been worrying the villagers of Barghat village in Kapu police station limits of Ambikapur due to which they had been spending the night with fire blazing.
This would, they thought, scare the elephants from getting near them or their belongings and keep them safe.
as fate would have it
, the family’s four month old baby somehow came in touch with the fire and perished.
It need be mentioned that elephant menace has been keeping the locals anxious for many nights.
However, the police is making most elaborate probe into how the baby came in contact with the fire.