Gujarat: 2 directors of Vadodara chemical plant detained after boiler explosion kills 4

Two directors of a chemical plant in Vadodara, Gujarat were arrested on Saturday, the day after a powerful explosion in the unit’s boiler that killed four, including a woman and her daughter, and injured 11, said. the police.

The directors of Canton Laboratories, identified as Tejas Patel and Ankit Patel, have been arrested for culpable homicide not amounting to murder under Articles 304 and 308 of the IPC, an official said.

The explosion, which took place in the boiler of the factory in the Makarpura region on Friday, killed a four-year-old girl, her mother and two men, after which a case was registered at the Manjalpur police station. .

Deputy Police Commissioner (Zone 3) Karanraj Vaghela said, “The investigation into the explosion revealed gross negligence on the part of the management of the company, which allowed family members of the workers to the factory to reside in stores just 20 feet from the boiler. ” ” The deceased included a woman and her daughter who were family members of the factory workers. The explosion was so powerful that it hit the storage room and killed the woman and her daughter as well as two workers who were near the boiler. The 11 injured are hospitalized, ” said the DCP.

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