Kolkata: A youth has died after falling from the terrace of his house at Jorasanko in north Kolkata today morning.
The incident took place around 9.20 am at 129/7 Mahatma Gandhi Road in the city. Rickey Sharma fell from the terrace of a three-storied building and got critically injured.
Cops from Jorasanko police station rushed him to Calcutta Medical College and Hospital, where doctors declared him dead on arrival. Although police have registered a case of unnatural death in this regard, the family of the youth has claimed it to be an accident.
In an unrelated incident, a youth employed by Central PSU Bridge and Roof died of electrocution at Garden Reach in the city last night.
Police said that Prasenjit Mondal was returning to his rented house in another part of the city around 10 pm last night when he got electrocuted while passing by a power transmitter box near Maa Kali Petrol Pump at Garden Reach.
Residents of the area first took him to the railways’ BNR Hospital and then to the SSKM Hospital. Mondal passed away failing all their efforts to save him. He was a native of north Bengal.