A five-year-old daughter of a domestic help of a NDMC councillor, died after falling off a swing in a park in Moti Nagar area...
A five-year-old daughter of a domestic help of a NDMC councillor, died after falling off a swing in a park in Moti Nagar area, officials said today.
The victim identified as Reena was playing on a swing in a park located in west Delhi’s Moti Nagar area in NDMC’s Karol Bagh Zone yesterday afternoon when she fell from it and suffered a head injury, a senior NDMC official said.
“The girl was rushed to a nearby hospital where she declared brought dead,” area councillor Surinder Kaur said.
Kaur, for whom the victim’s mother works as a domestic help, said she is extending all help to the victim’s family.
“I am extending all kinds of help including financial one and whatever the victim’s mother’s asks of me, we will assist her in that,” Kaur said.
Following the incident, the Municipal Commissioner has suspended five officials and a probe has been ordered by him int othe case, the NDMC official said.
Deputy director, assistant director, section officer, Chaudhary and gardener of the horticulture department of the concerned zone have been placed under suspension, pending inquiry, Gupta was quoted as saying in a statement by the NDMC.
The Commissioner has given directions to all the concerned departments to inspect playing apparatus swings in parks and schools immediately, it said.
Resident Welfare Associations have also been appealed to complain to the local body if they notice any of the playing apparatus swings as dangerous.