Bhubaneswar: Tension ran high in Badagaguan village under Bonai sub-division in Sundargarh district over electrocution of a farmer early this morning.
The deceased was identified as Shyamsundar of Badaguguan village.
According to reports, Shyamsundar was ploughing his land when a live electric wire snapped over him. He and a bullock were electrocuted on the spot.
Following the incident, angry villagers rushed to the nearby electric sub-station and destroyed it completely. They demanded that adequate compensation be provided to the family of the deceased soon.