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Kamal Haasan appears before Central Crime Branch in connection with crane mishap enquiry

Actor Kamal Haasan arriving at the police commissioner’s office on Tuesday

Actor Kamal Haasan arriving at the police commissioner’s office on Tuesday   | Photo Credit: R. Ragu

The actor appeared before the officers of the Central Crime Branch who are investigating the accident on the sets of 'Indian 2'

Veteran actor and Makkal Needhi Maiyam founder Kamal Haasan on Tuesday appeared before the officers of the Central Crime Branch (CCB) who are investigating an accident that took place on the sets of Kamal Haasan-starrer Indian 2 at the EVP film city two weeks ago.

At the shoot, a crane had suddenly snapped and fallen on people working beneath it, leaving three dead and 10 injured.

A case was registered by the Nazarathpet police and later transferred to the CCB. Deputy Commissioner G. Nagajothi was assigned investigate the accident.

Kamal Haasan, accompanied by his lawyer and party men, appeared before the officers at the office of Commissioner of Police in Vepery. .

Last week, the director of the film, Shankar, appeared in front of the CCB, and his statement was recorded.

The recording of Mr. Haasan's statement lasted till 1 p.m. Later, talking to media, Mr. Haasan said he had received a summons from the police and therefore had appeared before them as one of witnesses to the incident. “I also was one of those who had a close shave on the day of the accident. I explained what happened on the day,” said Mr. Haasan.

He said he also discussed with the police, measures to prevent such mishaps during film shoots, and had asked them to suggest guidelines in this regard.

Mr. Haasan also said that the film fraternity is engaged in consultations to chalk out a plan to avert accidents during shoots.

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