Farmer electrocuted to death in Balasore village


Jaleswar: A farmer was electrocuted to death in his farmland at Pratappur village under Baliapal police limits in Balasore district on Friday.

The deceased has been identified as Rabindra Giri, son of Murari Giri, of Kaliakhia village.

According to sources, Rabindra had gone to his farmland but did not return home. Later, his body was found at his farmland and an 11 kv electric wire was also found next to his body.

It is suspected that he might have been electrocuted to death after coming in contact with the live wire.

The deceased family members have lodged a complaint at Baliapal police station in this regard.

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