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Worker Dies in Pune Construction Site Accident; FIR Alleges Negligence

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FIR Registered in Pune Following Worker’s Death at Construction Site

Pune, India: A First Information Report (FIR) has been registered against the owner/director and supervisor of a construction company in Pune following the death of a worker at the site. The incident occurred on April 24, 2024, at the site of a building under construction by Suyog Development Corporation Limited in Gultekdi, Pune.

Details of the Incident:

The deceased, identified as Chandra Kuber Patra, aged 20, was working alongside his cousin and three other laborers to install a cable on a tower crane machine. According to the FIR, the workers were not provided with any safety equipment or protective measures despite repeated requests. As a result, Patra fell from the fifth floor of the parking lot, sustaining severe injuries to his neck, legs, and head. He was rushed to a nearby hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

FIR Filed by Suresh Patra:

Suresh Patra, the uncle of the deceased, filed the FIR at Swargate Police Station (Pune City). The FIR has been registered under sections 304(A) (causing death by negligence) and 34 (common intention) of the Indian Penal Code (IPC).

Investigation Underway:

Police have initiated an investigation into the matter and are currently collecting evidence. Statements from the deceased’s colleagues and eyewitnesses are being recorded. The company’s owner/director and supervisor have not yet been arrested.

Preventive Measures:

This incident highlights the importance of safety measures in construction sites. Employers are legally obligated to provide their workers with adequate safety equipment and training to prevent such tragedies. The authorities must ensure strict implementation of safety regulations at construction sites to protect the lives of workers.

Please note: This is a news story based on the information provided in the FIR. The details of the incident are still under investigation, and the accused are innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

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