Labourer dies after falling from building

Sakal Times
Thursday, 14 December 2017

The deceased has been identified as Bonela Mahto, a resident of Pimpri. Mahto, who was working on the second floor of the Sai Planet building in Punawale Gaothan, fell off the building after losing his balance and succumbed to his injuries

Pune: A 38-year-old construction labourer died after falling off a building in Wakad on Wednesday. A case was registered against the contractor by Wakad police.

The deceased has been identified as Bonela Mahto, a resident of Pimpri. Mahto, who was working on the second floor of the Sai Planet building in Punawale Gaothan, fell off the building after losing his balance and succumbed to his injuries.

According to Wakad police station, he fell off the building in the absence of safety equipment at the under construction building. Safety equipment like safety belt, helmets and safety nets were not there at the site.

Police booked the contractor, Rajkumar Patel, a resident of Punawale Gaothan. The contractor has been booked under section 304A ( Causing death by negligence), although he has not been arrested yet.

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