CSMT FOB collapse probe: BMC’s vigilance dept points to poor repair work by contractor
| Friday | 17th May, 2019
AdvertisingBesides auditor DD Desai Associated Engineering Consultant and Analyst Private Limited, the report also blamed contractor RPS Infra Projects Private Limited — already blacklisted following a 2015 road scam — for conducting poor bridge repair work in 2012-13.
It said that the executive engineer of ward A did not wait for the remarks of the department before beginning refurbishment work.
Further, the report mentioned that the manual of BMC’s bridge department was not followed.
So far, the police have arrested four persons, including a consultant, two engineers and a retired chief engineer of the bridges department, for the collapse.
It mentioned that prima facie, it appears the collapse was triggered by failure of the supporting joints of the floor beams.
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