Friday, January 28, 2022
TelanganaMancherialElectrician electrocuted in Mancherial

Electrician electrocuted in Mancherial

Published: 30th Nov 2021 9:41 pm

Mancherial: In a tragic incident, a young private electrician was electrocuted when he came into contact with a live wire while repairing a power transformer at Lingapur village in Dandepalli mandal on Tuesday.

- Advertisement -

Sources said that the deceased was Madavi Laxman (26), a resident of Pardhanguda, a hamlet under Myadaripet village in Dandepalli mandal.

Laxman died on the spot when he accidentally touched a live wire while repairing the transformer meant for agriculture fields on the outskirts of Lingapur. He was engaged in the task by Chandraiah, a line inspector of Northern Power Distribution Corporation Limited (NPDCL).

He is survived by his wife Amani and three-year-old daughter. Based on a complaint received from Dev Rao, the father of the victim, a case was registered. Investigations were taken up.

Meanwhile, the family members of Laxman and some tribal organisations staged a dharna on Mancheiral-Jannaram road for 4 hours, demanding compensation of Rs 30 lakh. They withdrew the agitation when police assured them of justice. It is learned that Chandraiah, members of the linemen association promised to offer ex-gratia of Rs 12 lakh to the kin of the victim.

In another incident, on Monday, Jakkula Ganganna (63) was electrocuted when he was mending an iron fence through which electricity passed from a power transformer at Lingoji Thanda in Utnoor mandal of Adilabad district. He was a resident of Nagpur village in Utnoor mandal. He had a wife and son. His son Anjanna lodged a complaint with the police and a case was registered.

Now you can get handpicked stories from Telangana Today on Telegram everyday. Click the link to subscribe.

Click to follow Telangana Today Facebook page and Twitter .

Also Read

- Advertisement -

Latest News

- Advertisement -