KCR Orders CID Probe Into Srisailam Fire Accident
Chief Minister K Chandrashekhar Rao has ordered a CID probe into the fire mishap that occurred in Srisailam left bank hydel power generation unit in Domalapenta, of Amrabad Mandal in Nagarkurnool district.
CID Additional DGP Govind Singh has been appointed as the investigating officer to overlook the investigation process and the team will submit detailed reports after investigation.
The probe has been appointed in order to find the cause of the accident and conditions that led to the incident. The Chief Minister has directed Govind Singh to submit a comprehensive report to the government on the incident after a thorough investigation.
The fire accident that took place in the Srisailam powerhouse took the lives of nine people and damage to property. These also include three assistant engineers who were trapped under the hydroelectric plant at Srisailam powerhouse.
The incident took place when as many as 30 people were present at the Powerhouse and 15 people managed to get out of the powerhouse and six employees were rescued by the National Disaster Response Force(NDRF) personnel.