A labourer died after he fell off the Mantralaya building Sunday afternoon. Marine Drive police said Raghuveer Valmik Vishwakarma (20) was standing on bamboo scaffolding and scraping off paint when he slipped and fell around 12.05 pm. Vishwakarma was cleaning stains when he lost balance. He fell on his head,resulting in his death, said ACP Padmakar Juikar.
Vishwakarma was taken to G T Hospital and then to Bombay Hospital where he was declared dead. We will take adequate action if there is any negligence on the part of the contractor,Gautam Ingle, Juikar said.
Police said Vishwakarma was wearing a helmet which came off while he fell.