Rebel Star Prabhas’ birthday hype ended in grief for two families as two die-hard fans in different incidents were electrocuted to death while erecting the banners on the occasion of the star’s 41st birthday.
In one of the incidents, a fan named Suguna Rao was erecting a big banner in Poonur, Yaddanapudi zone, Prakasam district with birthday wishes for Prabhas. According to the eye-witnesses, Suguna Rao came in contact with a 6.5 KV live wire which claimed his life on the spot.
Three others who were helping Suguna Rao sustained serious injuries and were rushed to Guntur Government Hospital. The case has been registered and the investigation is on the go.
A similar incident took place in Kalla mandal West Godavari District while a man named Gandikota Durga Prasad was electrocuted to death. As per the recent reports, four others who were present there to help Durga Roa sustained minor injuries and were shifted to the local hospital.