Delhi HC issues notice to Gammon India on metro construction mishap

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New Delhi, July 24 (ANI): The Delhi High Court on Friday issued a notice to Gammon India, a contractor of Delhi Metro Rail project, on a petition filed by family members of victims of the July 12 mishap, seeking compensation.

Family members of four persons who lost their lives in the July 12 mishap have filed a joint petition in the Delhi High Court.

Justice Rewa Kshetrapal adjourinig the case till August 20, the Justice asked the company to fie response by then.he petitioners pleaded before the court that the family of the deceased should get a compensation of Rs 50 lakh each while injured persons should be given Rs 25 lakh each, from the Gammon India Company.

Six persons, including an engineer, were killed and over a dozen others injured when an under-construction over-bridge of the Delhi Metro collapsed on July 12 near Nehru Place in south Delhi.

A report of the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) also raised questions over the quality of Metro rail construction work. (ANI)

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