45 YO sweeper falls to death in malfunctioned lift, case against Building owner
| Saturday | 20th April, 2019
A case was registered under Section 304-A (negligence causing death) of IPC against building owner Harish and building association caretaker Siva.
Hyderabad: A lift malfunctioning in a five storey commercial building has caused the death of a 45-year-old sweeper in Himayathnagar on Thursday.
The commercial building has a car showroom on the first and second floors, girls hostel on third, fourth and fifth floors.
The woman identified as K Rekha aged around 45 fell to death in the lift shaft in the Lakshmi Vivantha Girls Hostel after she stepped into the hollow shaft assuming the lift has arrived.
Rekha was waiting for the lift to come up to the fifth floor and opened the grill without realizing the lift has not yet arrived.
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