Gurugram: Two workers die as gap in construction of caves Gurgaon News – Times of India

GURUGRAM: A 41-year-old woman and her 26-year-old brother-in-law died on Wednesday evening at a construction site in Sector 56 after the walls of a ditch collapsed, leaving both of them buried. Tons of soil
Three other daily wage workers, who were working a few meters away and had a narrow escape, could have walked out Malkhan (26) and Guddu (41) After about half an hour. Both were taken to a nearby hospital, where they were declared brought dead on arrival.
Both the deceased were residents of Chhatarpur district of Madhya Pradesh. His family members alleged that the contractor who employed him did not provide adequate safety equipment to any of the labourers. Police said that the five laborers had excavated about 15 feet in the shape of ‘L’. Guddu and Malkhan were working on the side where the wall had fallen while the three were on the other side. Police said the contractor and three laborers who pulled Malkhan and Guddu out of the earthen mound were not traced on Thursday.
Malkhan’s brother Prince (31) said that they were looking for a match for her and planned to marry her only this week. Rajkumar, who is a painter, and Malkhan had been working together for three months at another site in Sector 23. “That project was done and we went home. We returned a few weeks later,” he said.
Rajkumar said that Malkhan had called him a few days ago and told him that he had got a job at a new construction site in Sector 56. “On Wednesday, we got a call from the police that he is no more,” he said. Rajkumar and Malkhan had five siblings – three brothers and two sisters. The three brothers used to work at different construction sites in the city.
Rajkumar said, “The contractor who hired my brother did not take any security measures. This led to his death.”
Guddu, the second worker who died, was a mother of three children. Her husband is also a construction labourer, who had gone to MP a few days back.
his eldest son, Sunil (21), works at a construction site in Delhi. “My mother was staying with our relatives Gurugram and worked on construction sites. He didn’t have a mobile phone. We spoke only when we met,” he said, adding that his father had boarded the train from MP to Gurugram.
Following Rajkumar’s complaint, a case was registered against the contractor and unidentified persons under sections 304A (death by negligence) and 34 (common intention). Indian Penal Code In Sector 56 police station area. Sub Inspector Jai BaghwanWho is the investigating officer of the case, he said that they are looking for the contractor.