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Dalit body wants arrest of those responsible for death

PTI
Published : Sep 11, 2018, 12:39 am IST
Updated : Sep 11, 2018, 12:39 am IST

The five people had fallen ill after they entered the sewage plant at DLF Green Apartments on Sunday.

The police said a case has been registered and they were probing whose negligence was it that led to the incident. (Representational image)
 The police said a case has been registered and they were probing whose negligence was it that led to the incident. (Representational image)

New Delhi: A dalit rights body has sought immediate arrest of those responsible for the death of five labourers due to asphyxiation at a sewage treatment plant in West Delhi’s Moti Nagar area.

The secretary of Dalit Shoshan Mukti Manch, Nathu Prasad, also demanded from the Delhi government Rs 1 crore compensation for the victims’ families and a government job to a family member.

He also urged the city government to conduct a survey across Delhi to find out about such practices being carried out.

The five people had fallen ill after they entered the sewage plant at DLF Green Apartm-ents on Sunday. They were later declared bro-ught dead by doctors at a city hospital. The police said a case has been registered and they were probing whose negligence was it that led to the incident.

Tags: asphyxiation, sewage death