The incident happened at Bazaar Tand locality, under the jurisdiction of Ramgarh Town police station, when Sikandar Ram was walking towards a market, the police said.
He died on the spot after he came in contact with a live wire that had snapped from an electric pole and fell on the ground, the Officer-in-Charge of Ramgarh Town police station, Rajesh Kumar, said.
Ram’s body was recovered and sent for post-mortem examination, a senior police officer said.
Sikandar Ram was one among the 11 convicted in the Ramgarh beef lynching case.
They were awarded life imprisonment by a fast track court in Ramgarh in March this year.
Later, on June 29 this year, the Jharkhand High Court granted bail to 8 out of the 11 convicts, including Sikandar Ram.