Sambhal Cold Storage Collapse: Police arrest two owners from Uttarakhand
Two owners of the cold storage godown in Sambhal in Uttar Pradesh, whose roof collapsed and resulted in the death of 14 persons, have been arrested. Read further on Dynamite News:
Moradabad: Two owners of the cold storage godown in Sambhal in Uttar Pradesh, whose roof collapsed and resulted in the death of 14 persons, have been arrested, police said on Saturday. The owners identified as Rohit Agarwal and Ankur Agarwal were arrested from Haldwani in Uttarakhand.
"The two owners have been arrested and action is being taken against them. 14 people died in this incident and 10 people were rescued", Moradabad DIG Shalabh Mathur said.
Out of the 10 people who were rescued from the debris of the roof collapse of the potato cold storage in Chandausi area of Sambhal are still undergoing medical examinations.
The state government has announced an ex-gratia of Rs 2 lakh each for the next of kin of the deceased, Rs 50,000 for those critically injured and free treatment for all those who suffered injuries in the incident.
The Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has constituted a probe committee, led by the divisional commissioner and comprising the DIG of Moradabad, to conduct an inquiry into the mishap. (with Agency inputs)