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Man Dies After Co-worker Blows Compressed Air Inside Rectum in Kerala


Published By: Debalina Dey

Last Updated: May 09, 2023, 23:01 IST

The incident occured near Perumbavoor here on Monday. Both of them were working in a private establishment.
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Police said Mintu died at a nearby hospital and a case under Section 304 of the IPC has been registered against Sidharth, who also hails from Assam

A 36-year-old guest worker from Assam died after a fellow worker allegedly used a compressor machine to blow air inside his rectum, police said on Tuesday.

The incident occurred near Perumbavoor in Kochi on Monday. Both of them were working in a private establishment.

Police said Mintu died at a nearby hospital and a case under Section 304 of the IPC has been registered against Sidharth, who also hails from Assam.

Section 304 provides punishment for culpable homicide not amounting to murder.

โ€œSidharth claimed that they used to blow compressed cold air at each other due to the hot weather. But this time he tried to blow it into Mintoโ€™s rectum and the latter fell unconscious. He was taken to hospital but could be saved,” police said.

Police took Sidharth into their custody for further interrogation.

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