MUMBAI—As buildings in Mumbai fall down with an alarming frequency , much of the blame has been placed on construction companies that used shoddy techniques or owners who neglected to make the necessary repairs. In the latest accident near the Mazgaon dockyard, the owner of the building is the city government itself. The building was occupied with people who worked at the municipal corporation, many of whom were trash collectors and laborers. On Saturday, the Mumbai Police arrested a tenant of the building, Ashok Mehta, on charges of making illegal alterations to the building.
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Up to 60 people are believed to be trapped and some 18 injured following a building collapse in India's western Maharashtra state. The teams are expected to reach the site in the early hours of Tuesday morning local time 5 pm ET , when they will have "a better idea of the situation," he added. India's home affairs minister, Amit Shah , tweeted: "The collapse of a building in Raigad, Maharashtra is very tragic. Have spoken to DG NDRFHQ to provide all possible assistance, teams are on the way and will be assisting with the rescue operations as soon as possible. Praying for everyone's safety. For centuries, agriculture in South Asia has depended on the annual monsoon , which stretches from about June until September.
Court acquits four men let off in 2013 Mumbra building collapse case
Jump to navigation. He tweeted, "Saddened by the building collapse in Bhiwandi, Maharashtra. Condolences to the bereaved families. Praying for a quick recovery of those injured.
The Thane sessions court on Friday acquitted four developers accused in the collapse of Banno Mansion in Mumbra. In September , building number 5 of Banno Mansion collapsed, killing four people. The incident happened five months after the collapse of Lucky Compound building which killed 74 people. The developers, in their defence, claimed that the building was not constructed by them but by a former corporator who is dead now. The building was constructed by a former corporator.