MYSURU: A who clambered on to a at near Mysuru to click a died on the spot after he came in with a live wire.
Preetham, 17, of Nuguvinhalli, Mandya district, was clicking his pictures on his smartphone when he accidentally touched a high voltage cable. The live cable was running just four feet above the wagon. He had climbed over the wagon and was taking the photos, said police. The bogie was parked on platform no. 2.
The government railway police said the incident may have happened around 1.15pm on Thursday. He was alone at the time of incident. Later, a villager tipped-off the station manager about the tragedy. He was found dead with burns. Police have concluded that he died from .
Preetham’s body has been shifted to the mortuary. His father is in judicial custody following his mother’s death.