The Mumbai police has summoned the BMC officials and bridge auditor for enquiry in connection to the footover bridge which collapsed near CSMT station on Thusday resulting in six people losing their lives and several suffering injuries.
The cops had filed an FIR against unknown officials of the BMC and Railways hours after the tragic incident took place. Now, officials who were related the bridge collapse have been called up for questioning. Initially, the BMC officials will be interrogated, but the police may also pull up the railways officials if deemed necessary.
On Friday, Republic TV accessed the official July 2018 audit report of the foot over bridge which collapsed on March 14. The report enlisted a number of recommendations for the 'unstable bridge' unraveling the truth behind the negligence of civic body and the Maharashtra government.
The report divulged into crucial details:
60% of the bridge had collapsed when the incident took place. The authorities cleared much of the remaining part of the bridge late on Thursday and early on Friday, and on Saturday, bridge was completely dismantled.
State cops announced that the complete bridge has now been taken down, and that the are is now open for traffic. This development was informed on Twitter by the Mumbai police.