Senapati, 29 Jun: A linesman of the State Power Department from Senapati was electrocuted while trying to fit a new transformer connection today at Khongnem under Senapati Police Station.
The deceased has been identified as R Hai Dominic (38) of Purul Akutpa Village. He is survived by his wife and 6 children.
Family members have refused to claim the body accusing that the incident happened due to negligence from the Power Department side. The body is still lying at District Hospital, Senapati.
Deputy Commissioner Lalthambigai has assured to press the Department concerned to do justice to the bereaved family by setting up an enquiry committee.