Farmer crushed to death inside Bijnor sugar mill

  • | Friday | 8th March, 2024

In a shocking incident reported from Bijnor, a farmer who brought sugarcane to Chandpur Sugar Mill on Wednesday midnight fell on the chain carrier and died under mysterious circumstances. His body was recovered on Thursday morning. The officers and employees closed the mill, locked the office and ran away. The farmers started a protest demanding action against the mill owner. Senior police officers visited the spot and assured of action if negligence came to light during investigation. Reports said that 45-year-old Tukman of village Karanpur Gaondi under Haldaur police station came to Chandpur Sugar Mill on Wednesday night to deliver his sugarcane crop loaded on a tractor-trolley. After weighing the sugarcane at around 1 oclock in the night, he parked the tractor-trolley near the chain carrier to unload the sugarcane. To unload the sugarcane from the trolley, Tukman got down from the tractor and went to see the place near the chain and suddenly fell onto the chain carrier with the sugarcane. The other farmers present there failed to take notice of the accident. At around five on Thursday morning, when Tukmans cousin Rahul reached the sugar mill with sugarcane, the formers empty tractor-trolley was seen standing there. After this he enquired about Tukman and a search was launched. After checking the CCTV cameras, it was found that Tukman had fallen onto the chain carrier. Later with the help of footage, the body of Tukman was recovered. The information was passed on to the local police after which a case was registered and the badly crushed body of the farmer was sent for post-mortem. Meanwhile, three workers carrying lights in a marriage procession were killed and one was injured when one of the lights came in contact with a high tension wire in Agra. Reports said that a marriage procession was passing from Nagla Barua area of Kheragarh in Agra on Wednesday night. The procession also included DJs and workers carrying lights. When the procession was on its way, one of the lights fitted on an iron pole came in contact with a high tension wire in which four workers received critical injuries. While the members of the marriage party fled the scene, other workers and DJ party members shifted the workers to hospital where three of them were pronounced dead. Later police also reached the spot and sent the bodies for post-mortem. Additional Commissioner of Police (Kheragarh) Imran Ahmed said that those who died in the mishap were identified as Santosh (24) of Sahel Nagar, Padam Singh (45) of Bhilawali and Achal Singh of Baruar. 

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