In a shocking turn of events, three fans of Pawan Kalyan died due to electrocution while erecting a banner to celebrate the South giants birthday on September 2. The saddening incident took place in Andra Pradesh. Alongside the deceased 3, the other three were left severely injured. Below are all the deets.
While Pawan Kalyan celebrated his birthday with new announcements and poster releases, his three fans saw the doomsday of their lives. The accident occurred when the banner they were erecting came in contact with a live wire in the Shantipuram area in Chittoor district.
Out of the six fans that were putting up the banner, the deceased three were 30-year-old Somasekhar, his brother 32-year-old Rajendra and their friend 28-year-old Arunachalam, as per a The News Minute report. The report also says that the police has filed a case for death due to electrocution under Section 174 of the CrPC and are investigating the case.
Meanwhile, Pawan Kalyan’s Jana Sena Party has offered condolences and also announced a sum of Rs 2 Lakh to the families of the dead each. Kalyan, even in a statement, expressed his grief and shock about the accident. He conveyed that the responsibility of supporting their families is his. The report also suggests that he has requested his fans not to celebrate his birthday.
However, this is not the first incident of electrocution of Pawan Kalyan fans. In 2018, two men died in the same circumstances while erecting a banner in Vizag.