Worker dies while cleaning septic tank in Bengaluru
| Sunday | 26th January, 2020
By Express News ServiceBENGALURU: A 22-year-old labourer suffocated to death while another is critical after they got down to clean a septic tank located in Ganesh Bagh Jain Stanak in Shivajinagar on Saturday morning.
Siddanna suffocated due to the stench while Muniyanna, who tried to rescue him, also fell unconscious.
The staff of Ganesh Bagh called the fire and emergency services personnel who brought out the duo.
There were no safety measures taken when they were cleaning tank and they did not have proper equipment to clear the sewage.
A case has been registered against the trustees of Ganesh Bagh under IPC 304 (culpable homicide not amounting to murder) and further investigations are on.
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