Delhi HC holds BSES-RPL guilty of negligence in death by electrocution of 23-year-old, awards Rs 10 lakh to family of deceased:
The Delhi High court on Friday held BSES- Rajdhani power limited liable of carelessness on its part which has guaranteed a little fellow's daily routine because of electric shock when an uncovered experience wire tumbled downward on his bike . The court has granted Rs 10 lakh as remuneration to the group of the perished. The court based on judgement in Madhya Pradesh electricity board vs Shail Kumari and Anr, AIR 2002 SC 551 , has held that the company providing power is subject for harms without evidence that they have been careless dependent on the standard of supreme obligation." Obviously BSES- RPL regardless would be subject for remunerating the applicant by virtue of the demise of her child because of electric shock. That separated , as verified over, this court has likewise reached a resolution on current realities of this case that responded no 2 ( BSES-RPL) was careless in playing out its obligation. The passing of perished Mintu Kumar Jha occurred because of the carelessness on piece of responded no 2 and it's authorities . Subsequently, even something else , aside from the guidelines of outright risk, by virtue of its carelessness, respondent no 2 is obligated to remunerate the applicant," said the court. The request was documented by Munni Devi who is mother of 23 year old kid who was kicked the bucket because of electric shock looking for a suitable writ of mandamus co-ordinating Delhi government and BSES Rajdhani power limited to pay of Rs 30 lakhs or some other sensible pay.