Youth dies electrocution at Mango tree

8:58 PM, Friday, June 24th, 2022

Mangaluru : A young man, who climbed a tree to pluck mangoes, was killed after being electrocuted at Jalalbagh under Ullal police station limits on Friday evening.‎

‎The deceased has been identified as Mohammed Ilyas (21).

The incident took place in the evening when he had gone to pluck fruits from a mango tree in a compound near his house. He accidentally came into contact with an electric wire that passed very close to the branches of the tree.

Locals blamed the MESCOM, which distributes power to households in the area, for the youth’s death.

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