Tamil Nadu

Worker killed


P. Ayyapan (22) of Camp-II, Thermal Nagar, a contract worker, succumbed to injuries allegedly after he got struck in a conveyor belt in the first unit of NLC Tamil Nadu Power Limited (NTPL) on Thursday night.

The incident occurred around 10.30 p.m., police sources said. Irked over his death, the fellow workers staged a protest near Tuticorin Government Hospital and demanded action against the employer citing lack of safety in the unit. They also demanded compensation for his death. However, Thermal Nagar police have filed a case under Sections 287 and 304 (A) of IPC based on a complaint lodged by Pitchaiya (50), father of deceased.

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Printable version | Jan 22, 2020 7:58:02 PM | https://www.thehindu.com/news/national/tamil-nadu/worker-killed/article7436381.ece

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