Building collapse: George announces Rs 5 lakh compensation to families of deceased

Building collapse: George announces Rs 5 lakh compensation to families of deceased

Submitted by alvin on Wed, 2016-10-05 19:49 Bengaluru: District In-charge Minister KJ George visited the construction site where an under-construction building collapsed on Wednesday. The minister sought details of the collapse and directed officials to file a criminal case against owners and BBMP officials."Seven people are being treated at Sakra World hospital. Treatment expenses will be borne by the government and the BBMP," said George, adding the families of the deceased would be given Rs5 lakh as compensation by the state government. Following the direction from the minister, NS Megharik, Police Commissioner, said, "Case under section 304 A has been registered against owners, contractors and BBMP officials. A team has been formed to nab the accused, especially the owners,"