Report sent to UP govt on death of private firm manager

The Uttar Pradesh government has received a report detailing the sequence of events that led to the death of an assistant general manager of an Indo-Japanese company at Sahibabad here, police said on Tuesday.

Ghaziabad: The Uttar Pradesh government
has received a report detailing the sequence of events that
led to the death of an assistant general manager of an
Indo-Japanese company at Sahibabad here, police said on Tuesday.

In the report, police has also charged the firm`s HR
manager Raj Kumar, who had allegedly fired in the air from his
licensed pistol to scare away the workers, with violating the
law by bringing fire arms inside the factory premises, SSP
Raghubir Lal said, adding action will be taken against Kumar.

According to the police, Joginder Singh (42) was
beaten to death allegedly by workers of Allied Nippon Limited
during a clash over a wage dispute on November 13.

The workers had turned violent after Kumar shot in the
air to scare them away. In the ensuing violence, Singh was
critically injured and he succumbed to his injuries on the
next day, Lal said.

He said the state Home department had asked the police
to furnish details on the sequence of incident and the report
was submitted yesterday.

It was also pointed out in the report that Kumar had
violated the Factory Act 1948 bringing his pistol inside the
factory premises.

The SSP said 28 people were booked in connection with
the incident. Eight of them are in judicial custody and others
remain to be traced.

The report also states that over 300 workers have
resumed work at the factory, Lal said.

PTI

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