Kathmandu : One person has died due to electric shock while checking the electricity by opening the meter box.
According to the District Police Office, Makwanpur, a person died due to electric shock while opening an electricity meter box at a house in Chuchchepani of Hetauda Sub-metropolitan Ward No. 13.
The deceased has been identified as local Rajkumar Moktan, said Devendra Das, Inspector at the District Police Office, Makwanpur.
According to him, Moktan, who was injured in an electric shock while opening the meter box on Saturday afternoon, died while undergoing treatment. Moktan, 42, who was critically injured in an electric shock at 3:05 pm today, died at 3:40 pm at Churehill Hospital in Hetauda-11, said Inspector Das.