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CSMT FOB collapse probe: BMC’s vigilance dept points to poor repair work by contractor

The report added that actors like corrosion, lack of repair and maintenance, increase in load on the bridge by addition of granite slab flooring during refurbishment work undertaken by ward A, led to the collapse.

BMC officials present during audit will be probed: police to court

Neeraj Kumar Desai, director of Prof DD Desai’s Associated Engineering Consultant and Analyst Private Limited, was produced before the metropolitan magistrate court on Tuesday, which remanded him in police custody till March 25.

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CST foot overbridge collapse: MSHRC serves notice to BMC, demands structural audit

In another development, structural auditor Neeraj Kumar Desai, who was arrested on Monday for submitting “faulty” audit reports to BMC, was remanded to police custody till March 25 today.

Mumbai bridge collapse: Six months ago, audit report declared FOB 'fit to use'

Mumbai CST foot overbridge collapse: The tragedy has led to questions being raised over the quality of the survey exercise itself.

Mumbai foot overbridge collapse: For pedestrians, civic body to remove dividers below bridge

Meanwhile, the BMC is taking help of structural auditors to check whether the remaining structure of the bridge needs to be removed completely.

Mumbai foot overbridge collapse: After tragedy, blame game begins

Shiv Sena MP Anil Desai claimed the bridge does not belong to the Sena-ruled BMC. Sena leaders and party corporators claimed the railways was responsible for its maintenance.

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Mumbai foot overbridge collapse: Victims office-goers, shoppers

Gaurav, Kayangudi’s son, said that his father had suffered fractures but was conscious when he was taken to hospital. “He had breathing problems when he was being taken for an X-ray,” Gaurav said.

Delhi prefers subways to foot overbridges, govt survey finds

For a majority of people, the main concerns in using the two facilities are faulty planning in terms of location, lack of cleanliness and maintenance, absence of lift/escalator and lack of security.

July 31 deadline missed, Western Railway says Kandivali foot overbridge will be built by October

On April 12, the railways shut a bridge on the southern side as they wanted to build the new bridge within four months. The railways had demolished the middle bridge which connects platforms at either ends.

Railway accidents claimed 30 lives this year on stretch where three were found dead

Police also claimed the railway tracks are frequented by people who consume alcohol in the evening. Often, they slip in through broken fences to reach the tracks.

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