Electrocution of 14-year-old: Uttarakhand High Court says UPCL cannot absolve itself from responsibility to maintain electric line

A 14-year-old girl suffered severe injuries from being electrocuted when she went to the roof of a house to hang clothes. UPCL had moved a plea to quash a trial court summons issued in the case filed over the incident.
Uttarakhand High Court
Uttarakhand High Court

The Uttarakhand High Court recently declined to quash a trial court summons issued to the Uttarakhand Power Corporation Ltd. (UPCL) in a case where a 14-year-old girl suffered severe hand injuries after she was electrocuted while hanging clothes to dry on a house roof. [Managing Director, Uttarakhand Power Corporation Ltd v State]

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