8th August 2022

News24

Latest News Update realtime on the move

13-year-old boy electrocuted after touching light pole in Lonavla

2 min read
Pune Crime | 13-year-old boy electrocuted after touching light pole in Lonavla

File Photo

Lonavla : NpNews24 Online  – Pune Crime | A 13-year-old boy who had come out of a swimming pool after enjoying swimming, died after touching an electric pole while his body was still wet. The incident took place on Thursday at 8.30 pm in Crescent Bungalow in Tungarli area of Lonavla. This is the second such incident in the last fortnight. This has raised a question mark over the safety at swimming pools in Lonavla. (Pune Crime)

 

The deceased has been identified as Harun Masood Wali (13), a resident of Byculla in Mumbai. Mohammad Sajid Khan (56), a resident of Byculla, Mumbai informed the Lonavla police about the incident.

 

According to the police, Mohammad Khan and his relatives had arrived at Crescent Bungalow at Tungarli in Lonavla on Thursday afternoon. At 8.30 pm, Khan was swimming with his sister’s children. Harun, who was playing in the water along with other children, went out of the pool. He touched an electric pole which was near the pool.

 

Harun received a severe shock and he shouted very loudly. His relatives took him aside. Since he was unconscious, he was taken to a hospital but the doctors declared him dead on arrival. The Lonavla police were accordingly informed. The police are carrying out further investigation.

 

This is the second such incident which has happened in a swimming pool of a bungalow in Tungarli area of Lonavla. On July 13, a two-year-old boy had died after drowning in a pool. The second incident took place on Thursday.

 

This incident has brought under focus the security provided at swimming pools in private bungalows in Lonavla city and nearby areas.

 

Join our Telegramfacebook page and Twitter for every update

Pune PMC News | Kasba Peth branch of BJP ruling the roost in PMC for 5 years agitates for civic amenities

Pune PMC News | TDR process being simplified further from Friday

Pune Pimpri Crime | 30-year-old man arrested in Pune for raping 13-year-old girl 

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.