Flyover collapse: Panda Infra chief arrested


Bhubaneswar: Pratap Panda, chief of Panda Infra, the company that had undertaken the construction work of Bomikhal flyover which collapsed yesterday killing one and injuring 12 others, this afternoon surrendered before Commissionerate Police, said DCP Satyabrata Bhoi.

Police arrested him after he surrendered himself before the DCP.

Notably, a case has been registered under Sections 304, 337, 338 and 34 of IPC at Laxmi Sagar police station against Praharaj, Assistant Engineer of the department Kishore Rout along with three members of the Board of Directors of Panda Infra – Sujata Panda, Pratap Panda and Santosh Panda.

Police had arrested Deputy Executive Engineer of Works Department Bansidhar Praharaj earlier today and were searching to arrest other accused.

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