Odisha: Youth Dies Due To Electrocution, Doctor Blamed & Thrashed By Family Members

**Khurda:** A 22-year-old youth was electrocuted to death today after coming in contact with a live wire in Banapur police limits here today morning.

The deceased has been identified as Prasanta Sahoo of Khuntapalli village.

The incident occurred at around 8 am in the morning when Prasanta was doing some house work and came in contact with a live wire.

Family members and relatives rushed him to Banapur Government Hospital for treatment however the doctor declared him ‘brought dead’.

The bereaved kin was not able to accept the bad news and allegedly started thrashing the doctors claiming that the youth’s life could be saved. They alleged that the youth was still alive and the doctor was not performing his duties.

Meanwhile, cops have reached the spot and have taken the body for post-mortem. Further investigation into the matter is currently underway.

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