Mangaluru: Two linemen of MESCOM had fallen off an electric pole near the A B Shetty circle in the city, while they were executing maintenance work on the transformer on Friday. They had suffered shock as power suddenly flowed into the line.
One of them, Alexander Pais, succumbed to the injuries, while the other, Narayana, hailing from Shishila in Beltangady taluk, had been admitted to a hospital in the city.
On Saturday, U T Khader, minister of health and family welfare, visited the hospital and enquired after his condition. Narayana is said to be recovering.