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Delhi: Labourer Dies After False Ceiling Collapses

A 60-year-old labourer, who was injured after a false ceiling fell on him, succumbed to injuries on Saturday in south Delhi’s Greater Kailash, police said

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A 60-year-old labourer, who was injured after a false ceiling fell on him, succumbed to injuries on Saturday in south Delhi’s Greater Kailash, police said.

The deceased has been identified as Murli, a resident of Zamrudpur, they said.

"The labourer was injured on January 14 after the POP (Plaster of Paris) ceiling collapsed on him while he was working. He was rushed to a hospital," Deputy Commissioner of Police (south) Chandan Chowdhary said.

Murli died at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) here on Saturday, he said. A case under IPC sections 288 (negligent conduct with respect to pulling down or repairing buildings), 337 (causing hurt by act endangering life or personal safety of others) and 304 A (causing death by negligence) was registered at CR Park police station, police added. 

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