Angul, Oct 17: A man has been allegedly electrocuted in a power trap set for boars at Raghunathpur village under Handapa forest Range on Sunday.
The deceased has been identified as Kalia Sahu.
Sources said, Kalia and his aides had set an electrical trap in the forest for poaching boar. In the meantime, Kalia came in contact with the charged wire and died on the spot.
Being informed, forest officials and police reached at the spot and initiated an investigation into the matter.
On the other hand, seeing the ligature mark, Kalia’s family members alleged that he has been murdered.However, Handapa police is investigating into both allegations studying the prima facie.