A two and a half years old boy died allegedly due to electric shock in East Delhi’s Gandhi Nagar, police said Sunday.
The incident took place inside a plastic factory in which the boy, a resident of Gandhi Nagar, entered while playing near it, they said.
The boy received an electric shock after he accidentally touched a live wire with his leg. He was rushed to a nearby hospital where he was declared brought dead, a senior police officer said.
The family buried his body at around 4 pm. The police were informed about the incident at around 9 pm, after which the body was exhumed and shifted to a mortuary for post-mortem, they said.
After the post-mortem on Sunday, the body was handed over to the family, they said, adding that no foul was involved.
A case under relevant sections of the Indian Penal Code has been registered, police added.
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