Delhi Metro bridge tragedy: Police registers case against builders

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New Delhi, July 12 (ANI): The Delhi Police on Sunday registered a case against the contractor, supervisor and construction company Gammon India Limited after an under-construction Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) flyover collapsed in the Lajpat Nagar area of South Delhi this morning.

A case of death due to negligence was registered under Section 304 (A).

Police have said that if they find evidence, they would file a case of culpable homicide.

At least five labourers were killed and 20 injured in the incident, which was reported from near Lady Shri Ram College in Lajpat Nagar around 5:00 am.

According to sources, the under-construction bridge fell on a water pipeline, which led to some flooding in the area.

The injured are under going treatment at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS). (ANI)

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