4 hurt after Rajiv Chowk Metro escalator moves in reverse


New Delhi, Dec 5: At least four persons sustained injuries on Sunday after an escalator at the Rajeev Chowk Metro Station suddenly started moving in reverse direction, police said.

The incident took place in the afternoon near gate number six of the metro station, when the escalator, moving upwards, suddenly started slipping in the reverse direction, police said. There were about 25 passengers on the escalator when the accident held.

“Four persons got injured in this incident. We have registered an FIR under Sections 287 (negligent conduct with respect to machinery) and 337 (causing hurt by act endangering life or personal safety of others) of IPC and are looking into the matter. All the four-person recieved minor injuries,” Deputy Commissioner of Police (Metro) Jitender Mani said.

 Wefornews Bureau

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