Rickshaw puller electrocuted to death in Bihar

Last Updated: Saturday, March 19, 2011 - 17:52

Begusarai (Bihar): A rickshaw puller was
on Saturday electrocuted to death after an overhead electric wire
snapped and fell on him near Karpuri chowk under Nagar police
station area in Bihar`s Begusarai district.
The dead, identified as Ramsevak (45) was driving
his rickshaw when an overhead high tension wire collapsed and
fell on him and he died on the spot.
Meanwhile, a group of protesters comprising some
rickshaw pullers, blocked traffic on the main road for two
hours demanding that the electricity department should take
responsibility for the fatal accident and compensate the
nearest of kins of the victim.


First Published: Saturday, March 19, 2011 - 17:52

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