Labourer killed in freak accident at metro work site


A 26-year-old labourer was killed in a freak accident while working at the metro station in Jayanagar 9th block early Wednesday morning. The deceased Santosh Hansda is from Jharkhand and joined as contract labour four months ago, said the police.

“He was working on an RoB segment near one of the pillars at the metro flyover, when a 16mm cable pierced his head,” said a police officer. Other workers on the site extricated him and took him to a hospital where he was declared as brought dead.

Based on a complaint filed by his brother, Santosh, the police have booked a case under death due to negligence.

You have reached your limit for free articles this month.

Subscription Benefits Include

Today’s Paper
Advertisement

Find mobile-friendly version of articles from the day’s newspaper in one easy-to-read list.

Unlimited Access

Enjoy reading as many articles as you wish without any limitations.

Personalised recommendations

A select list of articles that match your interests and tastes.

Faster pages

Move smoothly between articles as our pages load instantly.

Dashboard

A one-stop-shop for seeing the latest updates, and managing your preferences.

Briefing

We brief you on the latest and most important developments, three times a day.

Support Quality Journalism.

*Our Digital Subscription plans do not currently include the e-paper, crossword and print.



Source link

Advertisement

Sagar Biswas

Leave a Reply

Close Bitnami banner
Bitnami