HYD: Heavy rains kill a fitness trainer and a priest

HYD: Heavy rains kill a fitness trainer and a priest

Hyderabad-based fitness trainer, Adam Mark Jordon, died after he got electrocuted during heavy rains in the city. The incident took place in Madhapur and this 23-year-old gym instructor fell as a climate victim, leaving his family members in perpetual grief.

Yesterday night, Adam was hurriedly returning to his hostel when heavy rains lashed the city and he stepped on an iron rod, coming into contact with a live wire, just before his hostel gate. He died on the spot. Later, his body was shifted to a government hospital for post-mortem examination.

Adam Jordan used to stay in Manikanta's men's hostel in Serilingampally and as per cops, the water clogged in front of his hostel gate and Adam stepped down his foot on an iron rod from his cycle. This incident took place at 11.30 pm. Police registered a case on the contractor who placed the rod on road under Section 304 A (causing death by negligence) of Indian Penal Code (IPC).

Another similar case happened in Chaitanyapuri, claiming a 43-year-old priest life, who fell into the open sewer and died. The priest, PremKumar Shastry, reportedly could not see the open sewer due to heavy rains. Premkumar came to Chaitankya puri along with his nephew Ramakrishna Shastry for some work and the two parked their vehicle in peddamberpet. Both of them fell into Nala, but Ramakrishna managed to escape. However, Premkumar lost his life at around 11.40 pm. His body was found around 3.00 pm