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Boy Killed on Farm In Sri Lanka by Electrical Wire

December 1, 2010 1 comment

WELIMADA, SRI LANKA – A farmer was taken into custody after a 12-year-old boy was killed when he tread onto to an exposed current wire that had been placed to discourage animals from attacking the crops, police said today.”It is illegal to place such electricity in an open area, and the suspect in this case has been very careless which eventually grabbed a life”, one senior policeman said.

The victim has been identified as Sanjeewa Kumara from Welimada.

The suspect was due to be produced before the Welimada Magistrate later today.

Welimada police are conducting further investigations.

Story via TimesOnline.lk