The Principal Sessions Court on Thursday denied bail to two persons who were arrested in connection with collapse of a lift in a marriage hall in Tondiarpet. In the incident that took place on Sunday, one person died and two were injured after the lift collapsed inside the marriage hall.

The police arrested two workers, namely Hari and Kumar, of the marriage hall for the offence under Section 287 (Negligent conduct with respect to machinery), 304 Part II (Punishment for culpable homicide not amounting to murder) and 337 (Causing hurt by act endangering life or personal safety of others) of the Indian Penal Code.

The court also dismissed anticipatory bail petitions moved by three others persons in connection with the case.

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