Ghaziabad: Boy dies after falling into drain; Nagar Nigam to probe negligence

A boy whose age is yet unknown who fell into an open drain in Ward No 14, Sarvoday Nagar of Vijay Nagar died in hospital after being rescued by a team of Ghaziabad Nagar Nigam (GNN) and police after the matter was brought into notice by AMC Pramod Kumar, said a press statement released by the GNN. The child was admitted to a hospital for treatment. However as per Ghaziabad Police the child’s life could not be saved.

Municipal Commissioner, Dinesh Chandra Singh has formed a 3 member committee headed by AMC Shiv Pujan Yadav and further comprising Chief Engineer Moinuddin and XEN Water Works, Anand Tripathi to probe the incident. This committee will within 24 hours find out as to by whose mistake and negligence the unfortunate incident took place and will submit its report to the Municipal Commissioner. reporter