One died, five injuried in electrocution
Kokrajhar: One labourer died and five others have received serious injuries due to electrocution incident at Boro Bhatarmari in Kokrajhar town today morning. Injuries are immediately rushed to hospital in Kokrajhar.
Accordig to injury persons, the labourers were involved with installing electric pole in the village when the incident occurred by 10.30 am today.
The electrocution left one labourer died and five others sustained serious injuries. Injuries are from Kokrajhar and Paschim Sengmati area of West Bengal state.
The labours were involved with installing of electric pole under tikadar of PK Gupta, electricity tikadar of Kokrajhar.
Police rushed the spot after incident and took stock about incident.Police started its inquiry into incident.
Deceased is identified as Jhunu Barla (23) of Dholmara in Kokrajhar district.
Injuries are identified as Tapas Barman(25),Dinonath Barman (52) of Pachim Sengtimari, Adyanath Adikari (34) of Bakla,Bablu Das (34) of West Bengal state and Jainur Haque(25) of Fakiragram in Kokrajhar district.
Meanwhile, officials from Assam Power department clarified that the construction work was not intimate to the concern department which had tok place today.The electric pole installation was done under a tikadar and held a miscommuincation with Power department management.
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The Bench, in its order dated 04.07.2017 in AHRC case no. 2053/6/17-18 directed that notice be issued to the District Magistrate, Goalpara to cause an effective enquiry into the circumstances leading to the death of one protester and causing injury to another one.
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The Commission also received a petition in this regard from Asom Chatra Yuva Sanmilan and an intimation from the Superintendent of Police, Goalpara.
The report is to be submitted within one month from the receipt of the notice.
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