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Four contractors arrested for not adhering to safety standards

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OST Crime Bureau
Bhubaneswar, Dec 18:

The Commissionerate Police on Wednesday arrested four persons in connection with the death of a labourer in an incident of a wall while working at Vaishnav Estate in Satabdi Nagar under Khandagiri police limits on Tuesday.

The incident happened when the deceased was cleaning a drain next to a house in the area.

The accused Pradeep Sahoo, K Vijay Reddy, Guru Krushna Mukhi and Bikash Kumar Mohapatra, all contractors, were arrested and produced before trial court here today.

The deceased worker has been identified as Panchu Apate (35), of Bhanjanagar in Ganjam district.

A case was registered after Panchu’s family members lodged a complaint with the local police station following which the police arrested the four contractors for not adhering the basic safety measures at work place.