Poacher dies after coming in contact with electric wire laid by him in Odisha

Angul: A poacher was electrocuted to death after coming in contact with a live electric wire laid by him for poaching activity at a forest near Rodasinga village under Purunakote police limits in Odisha’s Angul district.

The deceased has been identified as Umakant Pradhan (55) of the village. According to reports, he had gone to the forest last evening for hunting wild animals and laid the electric wife for the purpose.

As he didn’t return home till this morning, his family members went to the spot and saw him lying dead.

On being informed, police and Forest officials reached the place and initiated investigation.

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