Daijiworld Media Network – Kundapur (EP)
Kundapur, Sep 29: In a tragic incident, a couple on their way to work was electrocuted after accidentally coming into contact with a live electric cable. The unfortunate incident occurred in the cultivation area of Sulse Bhatru in Hemmadi village here.
The deceased have been identified as Mahabala Devadiga (58) and Lakshmi Mahabala Devadiga (48). Lakshmi, witnessing her husband's struggle due to electrocution, attempted to rescue him during their afternoon commute, but tragically lost her life alongside her husband.
DySP Belliappa, Kundapur police circle inspector Jayaram D Gowda, revenue inspector Raghavendra Devadiga, Sulse gram panchayat former president Nagaraj Putran, Shekar Balegara, Gangolli JE Dinesh Shetty, Sulse gram panchayat village accountant Somappa, police personnel, Mescom staff visited the spot.
A case related to this incident has been registered at the Kandloor police station.