Ramesh Kumar, 55, died after a section of a concrete slab of a sewer fell on him and two others . The incident took place near August Kranti Marg in South Delhi on Sunday evening .
After a section of a concrete slab of a sewer they were draining fell on a 55-year-old worker and injured two others, a 55-year-old worker died and was hospitalized.The incident took place near August Kranti Marg in South Delhi on Sunday evening, according to police.Ramesh Kumar, the deceased, lived near the Public Works Department office and was hired on a contract basis to work for the department.Pankaj Singh (26) and Jitender Mangal (35), the other two laborers, were also hired to clear the sewer near the Moolchand flyover at around 5.47 p.m. on Sunday, and doctors at AIIMS Trauma Center called 911.Kumar died while his co-workers were being cared for.They were not permitted to make a statement earlier.They were labourers who were employed for sewer cleaning, according to us, who conducted an investigation.They entered the sewer in the afternoon, but locals rescued the men.Unknown persons were charged with murder by negligence and 337 (injuring by act endangering life) in IPC. We were getting around Rs 300-400 per day.On Sunday, we stepped in to clear plastic from the sewer, but a portion of the lintel fell and we were trapped.We pleaded for help.Someone pulled us out after 20-30 minutes, according to him. After this, I hope to get work, Singh said.Singhs family, who live in Ghaziabad, has been informed by police.