30-year-old labourer dies after fall at Metro site

  • | Thursday | 7th December, 2023

THANE: A 30-year-old labourer died after falling from a height while placing a grill on a duct at a Metro rail construction site near Thane RTO office on Wednesday evening. The victim has been identified as Dhananjay Chouhan, a resident of Kushinagar, Uttar Pradesh. An official from the Regional Disaster Management Cellinformed that the incident occurred on the Metro 4 (Wadala-Kasarvadavali route)."The deceased was putting a grill on the duct of the Metro along with two other workers including his cousin. He had put up a safety belt as well as harness but it is suspected that he lost control, fell on ground and died," said Ravi Kshirsagar, senior inspector of naupada police station.He was rushed to a hospital where he was declared dead. MMRDA said that the General Consultant (GC) has been asked to submit a report but as an immediate penal measure, the contractor has been levied a penalty of Rs 5 lakhs and GC has been levied a penalty of Rs 1 lakh.

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