Delhi Man, 34, Electrocuted While Charging E-Rickshaw; Dies: Police

Delhi: A case was registered under Section 287 and 304A, police said. (Representational)

New Delhi:

A 34-year-old man died of electric shock while charging an e-rickshaw in outer Delhi’s Nihal Vihar, police said on Sunday.

The man has been identified as Mahender, resident of Indira Camp in Vikas Puri, they said.

The incident took place on Saturday, police said, adding that the victim was taken to a hospital where he was declared brought dead.

“During inquiry, it was found that Mahender was working in an e-rickshaw charging garage at Chander Vihar. While charging an e-rickshaw, he got electric shock,” said a senior police officer.

A case was registered under Section 287 (negligent conduct with respect to machinery) and 304A (causing death by negligence) of the Indian Penal Code, he said.

After postmortem conducted at Sanjay Gandhi Hospital, the body was handed over to the father of the man, he added.

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