Hyderabad: A nursery student died after accidentally slipping into a sump at Bachpan school in Malkajgiri on Tuesday.

The 4-year-old Shiva Rachit fell into the open sump while playing in the school ground. The sump hole was open for several months and the management never bothered to close it or at least put up any caution signs.

The school staff realized the boy's missing only after a while and started rescue operation. However the boy was dead by the time.

A case has been filed by the boy's parents against the school management. Further investigation is on.