Belthangady, June 27, 2020: A MESCOM lineman was electrocuted while on duty at Piligudu near here on June 27, Saturday morning.
The deceased is Basavaraju Kattapara (25) attached to the Kalleri MESCOM sub-division. He hailed from Indi taluk in Bijapur district.
Basavaraju was engaged in some maintenance works of a hi-tension line when tragedy struck. He died on the spot.
A case has been registered in Uppinangady Police Station.