Mysuru: In a tragic incident, a housemaid died of electrocution while another woman sustained burn injuries and has been admitted to a hospital here last evening.
The unfortunate victim of the tragedy has been identified as Manchamma (Rajamma), a resident of Gandhinagar 2nd Cross and the injured woman, who has been admitted to the Mission Hospital in Tilak Nagar here, has been identified as 68-year-old Lalitha Vishwam, a resident of Gandhinagar 4th Cross.
It is reported that Manchamma, who was working as a maid at Lalitha’s house for over 10 years, was hanging the clothes near metre board last evening when she was electrocuted and died on the spot. Lalitha, who went for her rescue was also electrocuted and suffered burn injuries. Lalitha was admitted to Mission Hospital by her neighbours.
N.R. Inspector Ashok Kumar, Sub-Inspector Shabbir Hussain and staff, who rushed to the spot on receiving information, conducted mahazar and shifted the body to MMC&RI mortuary for post-mortem.
N.R. Police, who have registered a case in this regard, are investigating.