On April 29th, 2023, a tragic incident occurred at Jorethang Playground in the Namchi district of Sikkim, resulting in the death of an 18-year-old volunteer named Suk Raj Rai and injury of another volunteer, 27-year-old Kumar Mukhia. The incident happened at around 7:55 pm when the two were working as volunteers for a program organized by the Heavenly Path organization. While operating a water pump, they were electrocuted.
Rai was declared dead upon arrival at CHC Jorethang, and Mukhia sustained injuries. The Jorethang police station has registered a criminal case, FIR No. 16/2023, under section 304’A’/34 of IPC 1860 in connection with the incident. This is a tragic event, and our hearts go out to the families and loved ones of those affected by this shocking accident.
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