New Delhi: Two under – construction buildings collapsed in Greater Noida Shahberi village. The death toll in the mishap has mounted to eight while several others are feared trapped under the debris. For the moment police have been arrested four people so far the owner of the land, Ganga Sharan Dwivedi, broker Qasim and two others named Dinesh and Sanjay in connection with the building collapse. The further investigation is going on. The Fir mentioned 18 people who may face a case of culpable homicide not amounting to murder.
UP Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath announced compensation of Rs 2 Lakh each for the kin of those who died and 50,000 each to those who were injured. CM Adityanath had earlier directed the District Magistrate to follow up with the National Disaster Response Force team and Police for relief measures and to ensure immediate rescue.
According to the eyewitnesses, the incident happened after six storey under-construction building collapsed and fell on another building. Use of poor quality building construction material and violation of safety norms is believed to be the main reason behind the mishap. As per reports three of the victims have been identified as Ranjit, Shamshad, and Priyanka. Three members of Priyanka’s family are still trapped.