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Worker falls to death at construction site in Gr Noida

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Press Trust of India Noida (UP)
A 20-year-old worker died in Greater Noida after he allegedly fell off the 14th floor-level scaffolding of a building at a private construction site, police said Friday.
The incident took place around 2.30 pm on Thursday at Gaur Yamuna City, a group housing society along the Yamuna Expressway, they said.
The worker has been identified as Sabir, a native of West Bengal, who had recently joined the work where his relatives were already engaged, a police official said.
"He was up on the 14th floor working on the scaffolding when suddenly he slipped and could not regain balance. He came crashing down on a safety net and then landed on the ground. He died later," Station House Officer (SHO), Rabupura, Sunil Kumar Singh said.
He said after post-mortem the body was handed over to Sabir's maternal uncle, who also works at the same site as a construction worker.
Police have not received any complaint against anyone so far in the case, the SHO said.

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First Published: May 31 2019 | 6:15 PM IST

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