All Sum trustees to be interrogated: Khurania


Bhubaneswar: Police Commissioner YB Khurania hosted a press meet today and informed regarding the ongoing investigation of the Sum Hospital fire mishap that occurred on Monday.

Khurania said that police is taking the Sum Hospital incident investigation very seriously. “We have already arrested five people within 48 hours. Investigation is in preliminary stage and we have found significant documents. We will interrogate all the trustees and find out culpability. Accordingly action will be taken,” said the Commissioner.

At present, Sum owner Manoj Nayak is being interrogated and will be taken to remand following which action will be taken, he informed. Khurania also said that cases have been registered against Sum management under Sec 304, 308, 285 and IPC 34 that include culpable homicide amounting to murder. Lookout has been issued by police against two more trustees of Sum.

Police informed that shut down of the entire hospital will be a decision of DMET after their probe but as of now the only portion affected under fire has been sealed by police for investigation.

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