Lineman electrocuted in CCpur

January 22, 2014 15:00

IMPHAL, Jan 22 (NNN): A lineman with Churachandpur Electricity Department was electrocuted while repairing a High Tension (HT) wire in Churachandpur district of Manipur this morning.

Khuptomilien Vaiphei, 47, a native of Red Cross village, Churachandpur district, died after the electric shock while repairing the HT line near district SBI bank branch office about 9 am.

The family of the victim raising various demands refused to take the body now lying at Churachandpur District Hospital.

Reports said the family demanded Rs 5 lakh ex-gratia for the death, regular payment of salary to the victim’s wife until his superannuation ends, and a Government job to the kin.  

Imphal Free Press
Imphal Free Press is a Leading Newspaper in Manipur published daily in English.
January 22, 2014 15:00