Published On : Tue, Mar 27th, 2018

Contractor booked for causing death of labourer negligently

Nagpur: A building contractor has been booked by Jaripatka police on the charges of causing death of a labourer negligently.

Construction of a new building is going on opposite Samsung Galaxy Showroom, Kadbi Chowk, Bezonbagh. The deceased Shymrao Mahadeo Harde (41), resident of Plot No. 23, Parvati Nagar, was working at the building as labourer. Around 5.30 pm on Monday, a portion of slab caved in and fell directly on Shyamrao and another labourer. Shymrao was injured grievously and was rushed to Mayo Hospital for treatment. However, doctors pronounced him brought dead. On being informed, a team of Jaripatka police reached the spot and started investigations. The cops prima facie found that the building contractor Kanak Vipin Agrawal, resident of Plot No. 32, Kalpataru Colony, had not taken safety measures and the work was also of inferior quality leading to caving in of slab portion.

Jaripatka PSI Temgire, based on complaint lodged by Harish Mahadeo Harde (33), booked the accused Kanak Agrawal under Section 304(A) of the IPC. Further probe in on.