Court directs power distribution company to pay compensation

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Barwani, MP, Oct 25 (UNI) A local court has issued directives to a Power Distribution Company to provide compensation of Rs 76,000 to a family of a tribal farmer, who was electrocuted due to carelessness of the company.

Prosecution said one Gagandas, a resident of Jhiri Jamli village in this district's Sendhwa area, was electrocuted when he came in contact of a live electricity wire which broke and fell on his farm, on August 8, 2003.

He is survived by his wife Tudi Bai and two sons, who lodged a complaint against the company.

Additional District Judge N K Satsangi delievered the verdict yesterday.


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