File case against Lalu Prasad, officials: court tells police

March 10th, 2009 - 12:00 pm ICT by IANS  

Patna, March 10 (IANS) A Bihar court has ordered that the police file a case against Railway Minister Lalu Prasad for the collapse of a railway overbridge under construction in Muzaffarpur district in February. The collapse left four people dead.
The chief judicial magistrate in Muzaffarpur, around 70 km from here, Monday asked the police to register a case against Gunshekharan, general manager of Indian Railway Construction Corporation (IRCON), deputy project manager of the firm A.K. Singh and another company official Rakesh Roshan apart from Lalu Prasad.

The court also directed the police to complete their investigation at the earliest.

Four people were killed Feb 16 when the bridge under construction collapsed at Amgola in the district.

Ashok Kumar Singh, who lost his wife in the incident, had filed a lawsuit Feb 17 against the railway minister and IRCON officials.

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