Udupi, May 21,2016: A MESCOM lineman named Shashidhar Suvarna died due to electrocution while working on an electric pole at Brahmavar on May 20, Friday night.
The deceased hailed from Kodi. He along with other MESCOM staff was undertaking some repair work when the tragedy struck.
It is said electric shock occurred when someone in a nearby house switched on a generator.
The deceased was working for MESCOM since just three months.