Rajasthan: Worker injured while working in factory dies, colleagues go on rampage

  • | Saturday | 24th September, 2022

Jaipur, Sep 23 (PTI) A worker of a cement factory in Rajasthan"s Pali district died after he fell from a height while working, following which other workers ransacked the premises, set a car on fire and pelted stones at policemen.Satyendra (42) from Jharkhand was injured while working in the factory in Pali"s Balada village on Thursday. He was taken to a hospital by the factory management and he died during treatment last night, Station House Officer, Anandpur Kalu, Nirmal Kumar said on Friday.After the news of Satyendra"s death broke, about 2,000 workers gathered outside the factory on Friday. They ransacked the factory, set a car on fire and pelted stones at policemen, injuring three of them, he said.The angry workers demanded compensation for the kin of the deceased and steps to prevent the reoccurrence of such incidents in future, he added.Kumar said 100 labourers were arrested and police deployed in the area to maintain law and order.The body of the deceased was handed over to his relatives after a post-mortem examination on Friday. Satyendra"s relatives left for Jharkhand with the body, he said. PTI AG DIV DIV

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