Three electrocuted in Hassan due to loose power cable

May 25, 2017

MYSURU: Has the shoddy work of the power cable in Hassan’s village claimed lives of three villagers of Gopanahalli, Hassan police are probing.

 Ravi (45), Krishnegowda (45) and Venkatesh Prasad (25) were found dead on a power cable hanging loosely on a road leading to their village late on Tuesday. Though they left the Hassan town late in the night, they didn’t reached their homes but were found dead, 100 mts away from their village, early on Wednesday.
All three were traveling back to their homes on a bike when the incident happened. Venkatesh was riding the bike and he may have not noticed the live power cable hanging loosely across the road in the pitch dark. As the bike came in direct contact of the live cable, all three have died from electrocution. The incident came to light on Wednesday after few villagers noticed them dead on the cable.