A technician was electrocuted to death while repairing the intercom system of the social welfare ministry at the secretariat in Dhaka Wednesday.
Mujahid Uddin, 45, was from Narayanganj. His co-worker Moniruzzaman Rony said they went to the secretariat to fix the intercom system of the ministry.
The 45-year-old was electrocuted while working on a ladder in a corridor on the second floor of building No. 6.
He was declared dead after being rushed to Dhaka Medical College and Hospital (DMCH) at 5:30pm in a critical condition, Inspector Bachchu Mia, in-charge of the DMCH Police Outpost, said.
The body was kept at the hospital morgue for autopsy, he added.