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Delhi: 3 held after manual scavenger drowns in sewer

ANI | Updated: Oct 24, 2018 13:26 IST

New Delhi [India], Oct 24 (ANI): The Delhi Police on Wednesday arrested three people after a manual scavenger drowned in a sewer in Jahangirpuri">Jahangirpuri area in the national capital on October 21.
The police have apprehended the project manager, the site supervisor and the nodal officer.
The Delhi Jal Board had given the contract to a private company to repair the sewage system of the area.
The police informed that the deceased Dooman Ray (32) was brought dead from Delhi Jal Board Pump House to a hospital in Shalimar Bagh.
The police have registered a case under Section 304 A of the Indian Penal Code (IPC).
Manual scavenging is a crime under the Prohibition of Employment as Manual Scavengers and their Rehabilitation Act, 2013. (ANI)