HYDERABAD: A 23-year-old man died after plastic roof sheet of a shed collapsed when he stepped over it allegedly while fleeing with copper wire stolen from a factory at Katedan .

Identified as Bapi Nayak, the person earlier worked as labourer in the same Trimurthi Metals factory at Rajanigutta in Katedan industrial area. His body was found lying amidst the broken plastic roof sheet pieces on the factory premises. The Rajendranagar police suspect that Nayak hailing from the same area apparently sneaked into the factory premises after Monday midnight along with three of his other associates to steal valuables.