A 30-year-old pregnant woman got electrocuted at her house at Champapet under the Saroornagar police station limits on Monday.

The victim, S. Shruti, was trying to dry out clothes on the terrace when she came in contact with a live wire and sustained serious burns. Death was instant for Sruthi, the police said.

Cheating case

against three

Police have launched a manhunt to trace chief executive officer, business development officer and managing director of a software company for allegedly cheating unemployed youth by failing to provide jobs to them. The firm collected Rs.80,000 to Rs.1 lakh from each aspirant but failed to arrange jobs to them. It was also not functioning since May this year. Based on a complaint lodged by an aspirant Venkat, the police booked a case against the trio.