LAHORE: A 50-year-old Lesco employee yesterday was electrocuted to death in old Anarkali.

The victim, identified as Arif Hussain, was repairing main electric wires on a transformer near Old Anarkali police station when he sustained severe electric shocks. The father of four died on the spot.

Police said Hussain was serving as a lineman in the Lahore Electric Supply Company (Lesco). Further investigation was underway.–Staff Reporter