Balasore Gas Leak: Processing Unit Sealed, 7 Factory Officials Arrested

14 November 2019

Ommcom News

Balasore: The shrimp processing unit of Falcon Marines was sealed after more than 80 were hospitalised following an alleged ammonia gas leak yesterday at Khantapada here. Seven factory officials were arrested by the Police.

The arrested officials are Factory General Manager, Production Manager, HR Manager, two Supervisors, Shift-In-Charge and Safety Manager. A case has been registered at Khantapada Police Station and an investigation was being conducted by Balasore SP and IG.

SP Jugal Kishor Kumar Banoth also informed that a scientific team has visited the spot. Further action in the case will be taken after the team submit's its report.

Jugal Kishor Kumar Banoth, SP, Balasore