Woman electrocuted at New Delhi railway station amid rain | Delhi News



NEW DELHI: A woman was electrocuted to death after she grabbed an electric pole outside the New Delhi Railway Station (NDLS) following heavy rainfall and waterlogging in several parts of the national capital on Sunday.

The deceased has been identified as Sakshi Ahuja, a resident of Preet Vihar.
“There was waterlogging outside the railway station. Prima facie the deceased grabbed the pole to avoid going in the water,” reported news agency ANI quoting Delhi Police officials.

Upon receiving the information, the FSL team went to the spot and carried out investigations.
The officials added that police have registered a case and further probe is under way.
“A complaint alleging the concerned authority for their negligence was received and a case u/s 287/304-A IPC was registered. FSL, Rohini team is inspecting the place of incident,” said officials.

The deceased’s father Lokesh Kumar Chopra said, “We were going to Chandigarh. I was in the parking area when I received the information that my daughter Sakshi Ahuja has died due to electrocution.”

He alleged that the incident happened due to the negligence of the concerned authority.


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