LG Polymers CEO, 10 Other Officials Arrested In Vizag Gas Leak Case

Police on Tuesday night time arrested the CEO of LG Polymer and 10 others. (File)


Police on Tuesday night time arrested the CEO and two administrators in addition to eight different officers of LG Polymers in reference to the styrene vapour leak incident through which 12 individuals had been killed and 585 fell sick
on Could 7, Visakhapatnam police chief RK Meena informed PTI.

The arrests had been made a day after the Excessive-Energy Committee, appointed by the state authorities to probe the vapour leak, submitted its report back to Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy.

The report blamed a number of inadequacies on a part of LG and slackness of administration over poor security protocols and whole breakdown of the emergency response procedures within the plant that resulted within the tragedy.

The police registered a case on Could 7 in opposition to LG Polymers at R R Venkatapuram, beneath varied IPC Sections together with 278 (making ambiance noxious to well being).

Precisely two months later, the arrests had been made.


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