It is said that the child was seen falling ion the pond by a young girl aged 19 who alerted residents.
According to sources, efforts to save his life remained futile as they retrieved him dead.
Irène Gasengayire, the sector official in charge of finance and administration has said that relevant authorities have launched investigation into the case.
Residents have been urged to stay closer with their children to avoid incidents that could lead to loss of life.
The one meter deep pond is often used by residents fetching water for use in construction activities.