A labourer carrying a cement bag at a construction site plummeted to his death from the third floor of the building in Satya Sai Layout Wednesday evening, K.R. Puram police said.

Police said Hoskote native Ravi (38) lost his balance under the weight of the bag. He was rushed to a private hospital where he was pronounced dead. The police booked a case of negligence against building owner Manikannan.

Security for match

City Police Commissioner B.G. Jyothi Prakash Mirji said all the necessary security arrangements will be in place at the M. Chinnaswamy stadium during the highly anticipated India-Pakistan T20 match on December 25.

More than 500 police personnel will be deployed in and around the stadium, apart from the Karnataka State Reserve Police (KSRP) and Anti-Terror Squads. Fringe elements in politics had announced a while back they would disrupt the match.