Youth electrocuted inside NEA office while stealing power goods

Dhankuta, Jan 21: A youth has been electrocuted inside the Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) office here. The youth of around 22 years age is believed to have intruded the office with the purpose of stealing power goods from inside the office.
The youth is yet to be identified. His charred body was recovered Thursday afternoon inside the NEA premises that sees a flow of 33,000 volt of power, according to police. The body has been sent to the Dhankuta District Hospital for a post-mortem.
Meanwhile, a youth has gone missing in the Arun river. The incident took place on Thursday afternoon as Tek Bahadur Manandhar,15, of Sinhadevi Chowk of Pakhribas municipality-5 was trying to take a bath in the river, police said.
Manandhar had reportedly gone to take part in the cremation of his neighbour and was taking bath after the rituals were over, Dhankuta police spokesperson Bimal Basnet said. A search has been launched to find Manandhar.