Daijiworld Media Network – Kundapur (EP)
Kundapur, Nov 23: A youth came in contact with a live cable and died of electrocution while cutting the branches of a tree at Nayakwadi junction, Gujjadi village here.
The deceased is Sujay (20), son of a local resident Narasimha Nayakwadi.
As there was Deepotsava at Sangameshwara temple at Nayakwadi junction, he was cutting the branches of a tree to set up lighting at about 3.15 pm on Wednesday, November 23. However, he came in contact with the KPTCL live line while cutting the branches and fell down due to electric shock.
He was rushed in an ambulance to Kundapur Adarsh hospital. The doctors there examined and said that he had passed away.
His mortal remains are kept at Kundapur morgue. A police case in this connection is yet to be registered.