Young woman dies, minor injured after falling into electric trap

Nabarangpur: A young woman died and a minor girl was injured after coming in contact with an electric trap laid by poachers for hunting wild boar at Nagajodi village under Jharigaon block in Nabarangpur district Thursday late night.

The deceased has been identified as Jalila Harijan (22) whereas the injured Lakshmi Harijan (14) has been admitted to Nabarangpur District Headquarter Hospital (DHH) in critical condition.

As per reports, Jalila and Lakshmi along with some of their friends were on their way back home after watching jatra at a nearby village when the two came in contact with the live electric wire trap. Following this, Jalila died on the spot whereas Lakshmi sustained grievous injuries.

Meanwhile, Dabugaon police rushed to the spot after getting information and started investigation. Sources said the person, who laid the trap, has been identified as a resident of Nagajodi village and is absconding following the incident.