Shocking! Man electrocuted to death while working on laptop
New Delhi, May 24: One may not believe this, but it is true. In a shocking incident, a man died after he was suspectedly electrocuted while working on his laptop. This horrific incident took place on Monday in Delhi's Tughlakabad area.
Reportedly, the 23-year-old Brijesh Kumar electrocuted to death while working on his laptop at his residence in southeast Delhi's Tughlakabad area.
Police said the deceased Brijesh Kumar who was manager at a Faridabad-based export company was working on his laptop with battery being charged with the help of an extension cord.
Kumar got married in February and lived with his wife and parents at a rented house. Reportedly, when Brijesh Kumar's wife found him lying unconscious, she informed relatives, who rushed Kumar to the nearby Majeedia Hospital.
Later doctor declared him brought dead. Family also informed police about the incident.
"His body has been sent for postmortem examination and the exact cause of death is yet to be ascertained. No complaint has been received or case registered in connection with the incident so far," said a senior police official.
Police said that from preliminary investigation it appears to be a case of electrocution but, at this point, it can't be said that the laptop caused the death.
It is also possible that Kumar came in contact with the extension wire, leading to the electrocution, the official said adding that the statement of Kumar's wife is also yet to be recorded, following which the sequence of events can be verified.
(With inputs from PTI)