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Bhubaneswar Airport Mishap: 4 Including Contractor Arrested


25 January 2020

Snigdha Chandan Das


Bhubaneswar: Four persons including the contractor of Dillip Constructions, the firm in charge of the on-going construction at Biju Patnaik International Airport (BPAI), were arrested on Saturday in connection to the under-construction link building collapse.

The arrested persons are contractor Dillip Kumar Khatei (60), Engineers Abhilash Sarkar (26) and Asish Sarkar (46) and Project In-Charge Gautam Ray (55) . They have been booked under section 304 read with section 34 of Indian Penal Code (IPC).

It is worthwhile to mention that the link building connecting Terminal 1 and Terminal 2 of the airport collapsed on labourers working underneath last night. While one person was killed another bore critical injuries. Several others suffered minor injuries.