A case has been registered at the Hadapsar police station after a worker died at a construction site in Pune's Manjari village, Manjari Budruk. The incident occurred on August 28, around 1 pm when an iron rod tragically fell on a labourer, resulting in fatal injuries.
The victim was identified as Vitthal Gade, a 29-year-old resident of Shewalwadi, Hadapsar. The responsibility for the construction project lay with contractor Ashok Kisan Shinde, aged 55. Following the incident, a complaint was filed by the victim's wife, Varsha Gade.
During the police investigation, serious negligence in maintaining safety standards at the construction site was discovered. Consequently, a case has been filed against contractor Ashok Shinde under IPC section 304 (A).