Three labourers, including two women killed, 5 injured in Budhni wall collapse
BHOPAL: Three labourers,
including two women were killed and five others suffered injuries after an
under-construction wall caved in at Budhni in Sehore district on Sunday.
booked three persons who hired the workers for construction of the wall under
section 304 A (causing death of any person by doing any rash or negligent act not
amounting to culpable homicide).
took place when an under-construction side wall of a drainage collapsed. Those
killed are Seema Gaud (18), Lalita Gaud (18) and Mithilesh Gaud (18). All are
residents of Betul district, said police.
who were injured and taken to Hoshangabad for treatment and their condition is
out of danger,” sub-divisional officer of police, Budhni, Ranvijay Singh
“Prime facie it
was found that three people all residents of Budhni namely Praveen Chouhan,
Anil Verma and Ram Swaroop Nagar hired those workers and a case have been
registered against them,” he said.
Digvijay Singh who was in the district for poll campaigning demanded probe and
alleged that the incident took place due to inferior quality of materials which
were being used for construction.