LAMKA, August 4: A woman identified as Chingkhandim, 55, Churachandpur died this evening at around 1 pm from electric shock at her home.
A local source has identified the woman as a lady havildar presently attached with the CCpur police station and to be survived by a son working with the Assam Regiment and a daughter.
The source has further stated that, the woman had been busy polishing the floor of her house but when she was cleaning the floor under their refrigerator, she was shocked by an electric current and fainted at the spot.
She was taken to the district hospital but was already dead before reaching the hospital, the source added.
The family has been living at her police quarters, added the release.