Warangal: Greyhounds commando (constable) A Praveen died of electrocution while he was on an anti-Maoist operation, on combing duty in Mahadevpura forest, Kataram mandal, Jayashankar Bhupalpalli district on Monday.
The electric wire, he came into contact with, was put up by the villagers to trap wild animals.
The operation was being conducted as a part of security measures for CM Revanth Reddy’s visit to Medigadda barrage. Praveen was part of the combing operation and came into contact with the live wire set up to ward off wild animals.
CM Revanth Reddy expressed his condolences and deep sympathy to the bereaved family members of the commando.