Bhubaneswar: The Twin City Police today arrested Deputy Executive Engineer of Roads And Building Department, Bansidhar Praharaj in connection with the Bomikhal under-construction flyover collapse incident, Police Commissioner YB Khurania informed the media.
YB Khurania further informed that criminal cases have been registered against the arrested engineer Bansidhar Praharaj, Assistant Engineer Kishore Rout, Sujata Panda, Pratap Panda and Santosh Panda– three members of the Board of Directors of Panda Infra, the builder firm which had undertaken construction work of the bridge.
The three absconding Directors and the assistant engineer have been booked under under Sections 304, 337, 338 and 34 of IPC at Laxmi Sagar police station here.
An unnatural death case has been registered at Capital Police station in connection with the death of one Satyabrata Patnaik in the incident. The deceased hailed from Jharpada area of Bhubaneswar and his 8-year-old school-going daughter Sheetal has been undergoing treatment at the AIIMS,Bhubaneswar.
Bansidhar Praharaj, Kishore Rout and an Executive Engineer Dukhabandhu Behera have been placed under suspension.