Mayor Asks “Culprits” Of Mumbai Building Collapse To Take Responsibility
Mumbai Mayor Kishori Pednekar on Thursday requested the culprits behind the residential construction collapse in Mumbai’s Malad to take duty for the incident and mentioned if everybody was accountable, the mishap wouldn’t have occurred.
Addressing media, the Mayor additionally slammed BJP for blaming Shiv Sena for the incident and mentioned the Opposition social gathering in Maharashtra thinks solely they’re clear.
“Today, 11 people have died including children. When a building is declared under the C category (which means it is beyond repair and needs to be demolished), the occupants must be moved out immediately. Culprits behind what happened in Malad should take responsibility for it. More than looking into whose administration was there, it should be seen that who was responsible for it. Had everyone been responsible, it wouldn’t have happened,” mentioned Pednekar.
“Let BJP bark if they want to. They think that everything is the fault of Shiv Sena and they themselves are clean,” she added when requested about BJP’s allegation in opposition to the ruling social gathering.
Meanwhile, Mumbai police mentioned it should register a case below Section 304 of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) in opposition to the proprietor of the residential construction that collapsed within the New Collector compound within the Malad West on Wednesday evening.
“Mumbai Police to register a case under Section 304 (2) of IPC (culpable homicide not amounting to murder) against the owner of structure that collapsed and the contractor. They had recently made some structural changes after cyclone Tauktae,” Joint Commissioner Police (Law and Order) Vishwas Nangre Patil mentioned.
At least 11 individuals, together with eight minors, misplaced their lives after a residential construction collapsed on Wednesday evening.
As many as 18 individuals have been rescued safely, whereas seven individuals have been injured within the incident.
As per the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC), the collapse engulfed a close-by residential construction. It additionally affected one other residential construction within the space that’s now in a “dangerous condition”. The constructing, which is in harmful situation has been evacuated.
Rescue operations are nonetheless underway.