Belagavi: A boy said to be child labour working at the construction site at Nehru Nagar in Belagavi died after the compound wall collapsed on him.
He is identified as Basavaraj Ramappa Sutagatti(17), resident of Sonatti village of Belagavi taluk. The illegal work and the negligence of the owner is said to be the reason for the death of the boy. As per City corporation’s town planning guidelines, a three feet space has to be kept open between two structures. But the owner was constructing his building by very close to the neighbouring building wall without maintaining safe open space. When the work was in progress, the compound wall collapsed in which the boy working at the site sustained severe injuries and died before he was transported to the hospital. After the incident, CPI Javed Mushapure from APMC police station visited the spot along with his team and have started investigation after registering the case.

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