PANAJI: A crane operator died after the crane turned turtle and fell in the excavated portion at a construction site at Patto, Panaji on Thursday evening.
In this connection Panaji police have registered an FIR under IPC section 304A (causing death by negligence) and Yogesh Kumar Trapasiya, the supervisor of the contractor has been arrested.
The deceased has been identified as Rakesh Kumar Yadav, a native of UP.
According to police the incident occurred at around 6.30 pm when the crane was engaged in shifting a machine at the construction site. While the machine was being shifted, the crane lost balance and fell in the excavated portion at the site. As a result the crane operator was trapped inside the cabin. His body was later removed by fire personnel after cutting the part of the cabin portion.
“The supervisor has been arrested in connection with the incident and further investigation is in progress”, informed PSI Utkrant Dessai.
Dessai is investigating the case under the supervision of PI Siddhant Shirodkar.