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Bengaluru: 23-year-old girl dies of electrocution after her scooty skids on waterlogged road

Bengaluru Rain: The woman, identified as Akhila, fetched something for balance due to the strong flow of water near Mayura Bakery. She accidentally touched a nearby electric pole and fell down.

Reported By : T Raghavan Edited By : Poorva Joshi | Bengaluru
Updated on: September 06, 2022 11:31 IST
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Image Source : INDIA TV Bengaluru: 23-year-old girl dies of electrocution after her scooty skids on waterlogged road

Highlights

  • A 23-year-old got electrocuted in the Bengaluru's Whitefield area and died.
  • She was returning from work when her scooty lost balance on a waterlogged road.
  • The woman fetched something for balance and accidentally touched an electric pole.

Bengaluru rains: As rains continue to wreak havoc on Karnataka's Bengaluru, a 23-year-old got electrocuted in the city's Whitefield area and died. As per reports, she was returning from work last night when her scooty lost balance on a severely waterlogged road. 

The woman, identified as Akhila, fetched something for balance due to the strong flow of water near Mayura Bakery. She accidentally touched a nearby electric pole and fell down. The incident happened at around 9:30 pm on Monday.

She was shifted to the hospital, where she was declared dead. Akhila used to work in the administration department of a school. The family of the deceased has blamed Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) and Bangalore Electricity Supply Company Limited (BESCOM) for improper handling of the electricity and other systems.

A case has been registered, and the Whitefield Police is investigating the matter. Locals rushed the woman to a hospital, where she succumbed, sources said. The deceased was working in the admin department of a private school.

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