Inquiry ordered into death of SSI

An enquiry has been ordered into the death of a Special Sub Inspector, who was on duty near the helipad when Prime Minister Manmohan Singh arrived.

Tirumayyam: An enquiry has been ordered into the death of a Special Sub Inspector, who was on duty near the helipad when Prime Minister Manmohan Singh arrived to participate in a function here.

48-year-old Vasu, who died on Friday, had already undergone a bypass surgery and was not supposed to be put on tough jobs, police said.

He fainted while on duty and was rushed to the government hospital at Madurai, but died en route, they said.

DIG Amalraj ordered to enquiry to ascertain whether Vasu had volunteered to work or he was forced to work near the helipad, the sources said.

The Prime Minister had yesterday inaugurated BHEL`s power plant piping unit and Unit-II High Pressure Boiler Plant here.

PTI

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