Investigation intensifies on tragic death of 14 in hoarding accident in Mumbai

Investigation intensifies on tragic death of 14 in hoarding accident in Mumbai

Hoarding owner absconding along with family

Accused Bhavesh Bhinde has been fined at least 21 times before for putting up illegal hoardings.

A major accident occurred in mumbai on monday at around 3 pm. Due to the storm in Ghatkopar, a 100 feet high iron hoarding weighing 250 tonnes fell on a petrol pump. In this tragic accident, 14 people died, while 74 people were injured. After this accident, an FIR has also been lodged against the hoarding owner. The police have intensified the investigation in this matter. It is being told that hoarding owner Bhavesh Bhinde has absconded with his family after this incident.

According to media reports, BMC was given permission to install hoardings measuring 40 by 40 feet. After the accident, it has come to light that the data-size of the hoarding was 120 by 120 feet. mumbai Municipal Corporation has registered a case against the company managing the hoardings, Ego media, and its owner Bhavesh Bhide at Pantnagar police Station. RP Commissioner ravindra Shisve has ordered the concerned officials to immediately investigate the matter. At the same time, mahindra Group Chairman anand mahindra posted a clip on his X handle showing the hoarding falling and wrote that such an incident is unacceptable.

Who is the owner of the hoarding Bhavesh Bhinde

Last year, this hoarding got a place in the Guinness Book of World Records along with the Limca Book of World Records. This hoarding was 100 feet long and weighed 250 tons. In such a situation, many people lost their lives in the accident. Let us tell you that a case of rape was registered against Bhavesh Bhinde, director of Ego media Private Limited, the owner of illegal hoardings in Ghatkopar, in Mulund police station earlier this year. In this case he got anticipatory bail from the court. Bhavesh's legal team has said that this case regarding rape is false. After this incident, accused Bhavesh has absconded with his family.

Politics started on the accident

Politics has also intensified over the incident that took place during the lok sabha elections. mumbai Congress has written on social media platform At the same time, bjp mla ram Kadam has said that this illegal hoarding was of Bhavesh Bhinde, close to uddhav Thackeray. By sharing a picture of Bhavesh Bhinde and uddhav thackeray, ram Kadam has targeted former cm uddhav Thackeray.

Maharashtra chief minister Eknath Shinde said on this incident, 'This is a very unfortunate incident. The government will investigate this and action will be taken against those responsible. I have asked the BMC Commissioner to conduct a structural audit of all the hoardings in the city. He announced financial assistance of Rs 5 lakh each to the families of all those killed in the hoarding collapse incident.

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