Puri, Oct 13: A youth has lost his life while stealing power cables in Puri on Wednesday.
The incident took place at Jamalapur village under the Pipili police limit.
The deceased has been identified to be a native of Rencha area.
Sources said, the youth was attempting to steal power cable from the Jamalpur canal tower-line. Meanwhile,he came in contact with live wires and died in the spot.
Police has seized the body and a bike from the spot. The body has been sent to the hospital for an autopsy after primary inquest.