3 electrocuted

3 electrocuted

Three members of a dalit family were electrocuted in Hunusgeera village of Humanabad taluk on Wednesday. Police said, the deceased are Maruthi Lingappa (55), his wife Sakhu Bai (45) and their daughter, Ranjeeta (18).

A galvanised iron string fastened to a tree in their compound to dry clothes was electricified after Sakhu Bai put wet clothes on it and got electrucuted. While trying to save her, Maruthi also got electrocuted. A case has been registered.

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