Lift collapse: Cops say will arrest contractor if negligence is proved

Officers investigating the lift collapse,which took place at the newly constructed Chamunda Towers in Goregaon (West),on Tuesday said the lift contractor and the builder could be arrested if reports from the inspector of lifts showed negligence on their part.

Written by Express News Service | Published: March 28, 2012 3:04:00 am

Officers investigating the lift collapse,which took place at the newly constructed Chamunda Towers in Goregaon (West),on Tuesday said the lift contractor and the builder could be arrested if reports from the inspector of lifts showed negligence on their part. The police had booked the contractor and builder in the case on Sunday. Nine persons injured in the incident,which took place on Sunday afternoon,were admitted to Surana Hospital in Malad,where they were undergoing treatment for their injuries. The police would wait for the report from the state lift inspector before arresting the contractor and builder,senior police inspector Arun Jadhav of Goregaon police,said.

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