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Noida factory worker sucked in while cleaning machine, someone switched it on

PTI
Published : Sep 27, 2018, 12:20 pm IST
Updated : Sep 27, 2018, 12:20 pm IST

The man was sucked in by the machine he was cleaning. Someone switched on 'big-sized” machine which has blades in it.

'By the time some of his colleagues realised and switched off the machine, he was dead,' the official added. (Representational Image)
 'By the time some of his colleagues realised and switched off the machine, he was dead,' the official added. (Representational Image)

Noida: A 25-year-old worker in a Noida plastic factory died on Wednesday after being he was sucked in by the machine he was cleaning. Someone switch on the “big-sized” machine which has blades in it, police said.

The incident occurred at the factory located in the Noida Special Economic Zone (NSEZ), under Phase 2 police station limits, they said.

"Wajid reached for work this morning in the factory which makes plastic products. He was cleaning a big-size machine which has blades in it. While he was cleaning, someone switched on the machine and soon Wajid was sucked inside," a police official said.

"By the time some of his colleagues realised and switched off the machine, he was dead," the official added.

The police were alerted about the incident and they reached the spot, even as the family members of the victim reached the factory.

Wajid and his family originally hailed from Chhapra district in Bihar but were settled in Noida for some time now, the police said.

The body was taken out of the machine and sent for post-mortem, the official said.

A case has been registered and two people have been booked for murder on a complaint by Wajid's brother, the police said.

The entire episode was caught in CCTV footage and a probe was underway, the police said.

Tags: noida, uttar pradesh, noida plastic factory
Location: India, Uttar Pradesh, Noida