The negligence of the Electricity Department took life, the high voltage wire fell on the person who had gone to pluck flowers, along with the bike burnt to ashes on the spot

Manoj Yadav, Korba. The 11 KV wire fell on the bike rider who had gone to pluck flowers, due to which he died on the spot. The villagers gathered on the spot accused the Electricity Department of negligence for the incident.

According to information, 40-year-old Tarachand Agarwal, a resident of Sendripali, operates a shop in the village. As usual, he had come to the nursery near the village to pluck flowers in the morning. During this, the 11kv wire broke and fell on him, due to which he along with the bike got burnt. As soon as the information about the incident was received, the Kartla police reached the spot and informed the relatives of the deceased and got involved in the action of dead body panchnama.

A lot of anger is being seen among the villagers regarding the incident. The villagers allege that Tarachand Agarwal’s death was due to the negligence of the Electricity Department, because many times before the villagers had complained about the removal of hanging 11 KV and disorganized electric poles from the Electricity Department, but even after that No attention was paid by the department.

In this case, Kartla police station in-charge Lalan Patel said that the information about the incident is received, the police reached the spot, where the panchnama action of the dead body is going on after taking information about the incident. The statement of the relatives of the deceased was recorded. He told that like everyday he had gone to the nursery to pluck flowers. At present, further investigation action is being taken.

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