Three electrocuted in Shikaripur and Mangaluru

Source: UNI | Published on 17th June 2021, 7:36 PM | Coastal News |

Shivamogga/ Mangaluru: Two farmers were electrocuted when they were working at a farming land in Shikaripur taluk of Shivamogga district, police said on Thursday.

Police said that the deceased have been identified as Kumara Naik (35) and Shekhara Naik (35), residents of Harogoppa camp, Shikaripur.

They came in contact with an electric wire of a borewell that was lying on the ground due to strong wind and died on Wednesday night. Rural police have registered a case.

In a separate incident in Mangaluru, a young man hailing from Udyavara Kanakoda was electrocuted in a tragic incident.

The deceased has been identified as Mokshith Karkera (25) from Kodavoor, police said.

The mishap occurred when Mokshith was at his uncle Shanker’s house at Udyavar Kanakoda on Wednesday night. It is said Mokshith was electrocuted when he was checking the main switch board.

Though he was immediately rushed to the hospital, he breathed his last on way. Mokshith was an electrician by profession and was even helping his mother in fish selling at Malpe.

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