Tragedy struck in Suranagi village, Karnataka, as three young fans in their twenties were electrocuted while installing a birthday banner for their beloved Kannada film star, Yash. The festive spirit surrounding Yash’s birthday, celebrated on January 8th, turned into a moment of grief as the metal frame of the banner touched a high-voltage wire, sending a fatal jolt through the enthusiastic fans.
According to the police, the deceased have been identified as Hanumanth Harijan, 24, Murali Naduvinamani, 20, and Naveen Gaaji, 20. The accident took place at around 1 am.
Babasaheb Nemagouda, Superintendent of Police, Gadag, said, “While putting up the banner, three of them were electrocuted and three were injured. The banner had a metal frame which was in touch with a HESCOM wire. A case has been registered at Lakshmeshwar Police Station. We will investigate this”.
The news sent shockwaves through the Kannada film industry and fans across the state. Yash, known for his powerful performances in films like KGF, expressed his condolences and assured a thorough investigation into the incident.
Yash visited the family members and requested his fans to not to indulge in such things.