City briefs : Live wire kills boy: Case of negligence
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New Delhi:A case of death due to negligence has been registered following the electrocution of a 10-year-old boy in Sadar Bazar on Friday evening. Prashant, a Class III student who had come to the city from Agra with his parents to attend a cousin's wedding, died after coming in contact with an exposed wire. "We have registered a case against unknown persons. We are trying to find out who was responsible for leaving the wire exposed," DCP (North) Sindhu Pillai said. The boy's parents and three siblings were with him when the incident took place. It was raining and Prashant did not notice the exposed wire near an electric pole and stepped on it, police said.
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New Delhi:Robbers on a motorcycle snatched a bag containing Rs 3 lakh in cash from a retired Army Colonel's wife in Dilshad Garden, Northeast Delhi, on Sunday morning. The retired Colonel told police that he and his wife were about to enter their house when the robbers snatched the bag. They were returning from the bank after withdrawing money to pay for their daughter's MBA course, police said.
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