Puri: A youth died after coming in contact with a live electric wire that was laid for hunting boar at a forest near Betagoradi under Bramhagiri police limits in Odisha’s Puri district today.
The deceased has been identified as Rabindra Nayak of Sana Bandhakera village in the area.
According to reports, he was grazing cattle at the forest when he came in contact with the wire. The youth was electrocuted to death on the spot.
Police have recovered the body for post-mortem and initiated an investigation to ascertain the persons who had laid the electric wire.