The Centre has advised the Karnataka government to complete at the earliest inquiry into the recent violence at Apple's contract manufacturer Wistron's factory in the state, an official statement said on Wednesday.
Workers at Wistron Corporation's iPhone manufacturing facility in Narasapura Industrial Area in Kolar district near Bengaluru went on a rampage last week allegedly over non-payment of wages.
The Commerce and Industry Ministry has also advised the state to ensure that investor sentiment is not affected by this one-off incident.
"The incident at the Wistron factory premises recently at Narasapura Industrial Area, Kolar, Karnataka, has been taken note by the Government of India.
"Secretary, Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade(DPIIT) spoke with the Senior Officers of the Karnataka Government yesterday (15.12.20), advising them to complete the inquiry into the incident at the earliest, identify the culprits, look into the wages and labour related matters there, and also ensure that the investor sentiment is not affected due to such one-off incident," the statement said.