KARNATAKA

Man electrocuted near Manvi

RAICHUR, MAY 19. One person was electrocuted and another injured when they were removing a cable at Jakkaldinni village of Manvi taluk on Tuesday.

The police gave the names of the dead as Mallayya (35) and the injured as Basavaraj. The police said the incident occurred while Basavaraj was removing the cable tangled with a live wire. When Basavaraj screamed for help after getting a shock from the cable, Mallayya, who was nearby, pulled the cable to save him. But he was electrocuted. The police have registered a case against Manikreddy and Siddappa, owners of a cable network in the village in connection with the incident.

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