Kolkata flyover collapse: Kolkata police seals IVRCL Infrastructure city office

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Published: April 1, 2016 9:15:49 AM

In the wake of the Kolkata flyover collapse, that killed as many as 24 people and injured over a 100, the police have sealed the city office of IVRCL Infrastructure - the implementing agency of Kolkata's Vivekananda Road Flyover, on Thursday.

In the wake of the Kolkata flyover collapse, that killed as many as 24 people and injured over a 100, the police have sealed the city office of IVRCL Infrastructure – the implementing agency of Kolkata’s Vivekananda Road Flyover, on Thursday.

“The office of the construction company here have been sealed and we will take strong action against them,”said Police Commissioner Rajeev Kumar.

Earlier, following instructions from Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, police had lodged an FIR against the Hyderabad-based company, whose chief termed the mishap as an “act of God”.

At least 24 people died and over 100 got injured after the flyover in the congested Posta area of northern Kolkata collapsed, crushing scores of unsuspecting people under it.

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