SIT Formed To Investigate Majerhat Bridge Collapse


Kolkata: A Special Investigation Team (SIT) was formed by the Kolkata Police 48
hours after the Majerhat bridge collapsed killing 3 and injuring 27.

The Kolkata Police had lodged a suo motu case at the Alipore police station on
Wednesday on this incident against unknown persons.

According to Lalbazar, a SIT had been formed by the Kolkata Police to investigate
and find out who are responsible for this major mishap in the city on Tuesday. The
team comprises of the detective department of the KP, officials of the Alipore
police station and other specialists. The SIT has been formed to speed up the
investigation process.

The police had filed the suo motu case against unknown persons under section 304
(punishment for culpable homicide not amounting to murder), 308 (attempt to commit
culpable homicide), 427 ( mischief causing damage to the amount of fifty rupees),
and 34 (acts done by several persons in furtherance of common intention) under the
Indian Penal Code.

The SIT will complete the probe and submit the chargesheet as per Lalbazar.