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Engineer dies, sewer mishap toll rises to three

PTI
Published : May 8, 2018, 5:45 am IST
Updated : May 8, 2018, 5:45 am IST

The police has arrested the directors of the company that was in-charge of running the sewage treatment plant.

The police has arrested the directors of the company that was in-charge of running the sewage treatment plant.      (Representational image)
 The police has arrested the directors of the company that was in-charge of running the sewage treatment plant. (Representational image)

New Delhi: A 34-year-old deputy chief engineer of a prominent hotel in Lutyens’ Delhi, who had inhaled toxic gases after being trapped inside a sewage treatment plant of the hotel, has died at a city hospital, taking the death toll in the incident to three.

The sewage treatment plant of Taj Vivanta Ambassador hotel is located in the adjoining building. Five men were trapped inside the plant and inhaled poisonous gases on April 29. They were not wearing safety gear, according to the police.

 

Gaurav Sukheja, a deputy chief engineer of the hotel, who was undergoing treatment at a hospital, died on May 4, the police said.

Two persons — Vikram Singh, a 26-year-old contractual security guard of the hotel, and Ravindra Kumar, 40, who worked as a contractual maintenance staff at the sewer plant run by Eco Pollutech Engineers company, had earlier died on May 1.

The police has arrested the directors of the company that was in-charge of running the sewage treatment plant.    

Tags: toxic gases, trapped, arrested