Man dies in Kendrapara after coming in contact with live electric wire, locals stage protest

Kendrapara: In a tragic incident, a man died after coming in contact with a live wire in Kendrapara district of Odisha said reports on Sunday. The incident took place in Aul block under Kendarpara district.

Following the incident, the irate villagers blocked the Cuttack-Chandbali state highway and  demanded compensation in this matter. The deceased has ben identified as Prashant Malik (46) of Padanipal Ditaripur village under Aul police station of Kendrapada district. Prashant was electrocuted and died while going to sow paddy in the field.

The villagers blocked the state highway near the electricity department office on the Cuttack-Chandbali road, demanding compensation. They blamed the electricity department. The road was blocked. Further details awaited in this matter.

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