IIT Hyderabad Report On Metro Pillar Collapse: A report was submitted to the Bangalore Metro Rail Corporation Limited (BMRCL) regarding the collapse of the Metro Pillar of the Indian Institute of Science (IISc). A senior police officer said that three days after submitting the report, the IIT Hyderabad team found defects in the supporting structures responsible for the collapse of the reinforcement cage at HBR Layout in Bengaluru. According to the police, based on the report that the measures are inadequate, a charge sheet will be filed against the accused.
According to the information, the police have so far registered an FIR against nine people including the construction company Nagarjuna Construction Company (NCC). Deputy Commissioner of Police (East) Bhimashankar S Guled said that 15 more people have been called for questioning in connection with the incident. A day after the incident, BMRCL was asked to inspect 200 poles in the area where the accident took place. After getting permission to inspect, the police officers personally checked these 200 pillars to ensure that such incidents do not happen in future. The accused have been booked under section 304A of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) causing death by negligence, which is punishable by two years.
The incident took place on January 10
Professor JM Chandra Kishan of the Civil Engineering Department at IISc conducted the investigation and submitted the report to BMRCL. The accident took place on January 10 near HBR Layout in Bangalore. In the accident, the reinforcement cage of Pier No. 218 of KR Puram-Airport Metro Line fell on a motorcycle. Due to which two people died.