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CBI files case against EDMC, Delhi govt over death by toxins

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New Delhi, Aug 8: The Central Bureau of Investigation has filed corruption case against  East Delhi Municipal Corporation and Delhi government over death of two people due to toxins released by an industrial unit in east Delhi.

The FIR was registered on the directions of the Delhi High Court according to the Indian Express.

The court scrutinize the news report about the death of two people in May because of toxins discharged following a denim washing process. However, there are number of industries in the region which are indulged in this work.

On May 25, Delhi court had asked the CBI to probe unauthorised commercial and industrial activities in the Shiv Vihar and Karawal Nagar areas.

Following this, CBI registered the case against unidentified officials over the charges of criminal conspiracy and causing grievous hurt by acts endangering the life or personal safety of people and for  acts of corruption.

Wefornews Bureau 

 

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