3 Killed As Hotel’s False Ceiling Collapses


Jaipur: A pre-marriage ceremony turned into a nightmare when a false ceiling of a banquet hall collapsed, killing three persons and injuring 30, at a three star hotel on Tonk Road on Wednesday afternoon.

Three bodies were recovered and thirty people were rescued from under debris, Jaipur Police Commissioner Sanjay Agarwal said. The reason of the collapse would be ascertained as forensic and structural engineering teams have been called, he said.

Fortune Bella Casa hotel has been sealed, and an FIR against the owner has been lodged at Jawahar Nagar police station. About 80 people were attending the pre-marriage celebration when the incident occurred, of which 50 people managed to escape.