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Man Electrocuted by Fence in Sri Lanka

January 2, 2011 Leave a comment

SRI LANKA – A father of two who tried to get manioc from a garden of a house in the Gadolkella area in Padawiya was electrocuted by an electric fence.

The 47-year-old succumbed to his injuries before being admitted to the Padawiya Hospital according to the residents in the area.

Police said that the owner of the house had put up an electric fence to protect his plantations and his garden from wild animals, especially from wild boars. The magisterial inquiry was conducted by the Kebithigollewa Magistrate and the body was sent to the Padawiya Hospital to carry out the post mortem examination.

The suspect was taken into custody and was produced before the Kebithigollewa Magistrate and was remanded.

Story via DailyMirror.lk