New Delhi: A Civil Engineer Manav Sharma (28) died after his throat was slit by a kite's string while he was going to a relative’s place.

After celebrating Rakshabandhan with his two younger sisters, he was returning to his aunt's place on his bike, a senior police officer said.

When he was travelling on the Vihar flyover the string of a kite got over his neck and slit his throat, the cut was deep and he fell before he could stop the bike.

Manav was taken to a hospital for treatment where he was declared brought dead. His sisters were unhurt.

A case has been registered under relevant sections of Indian Penal Code (IPC).

According to a Supreme Court direction, there is a nationwide ban on the Manjha and other dangerous Kite strings

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