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Ganjam bus tragedy, driver of the bus arrested

11/02/2020 at 7:04 PM

Berhampur, Feb 11: Police today arrested the driver of the bus which came in contact with overhead electricity cable leading to the death of 10 passengers on Sunday in Ganjam district.

Police said that the driver of the bus identified as Gagan Nayak has been nabbed while they are trying to nab the helper of the bus.

Earlier on Monday the State Government has suspended four officials, including two Junior Engineers (JEs) and two Sub-Divisional Officers (SDOs) for their carelessness in duty that led to the mishap.

Two JEs of the power distribution agency Southco and two SDOs of the Rural Development Department were placed under suspension by the Government.

As many as 10 persons were electrocuted to death and around 30 injured when a bus came in contact with a live were in Ganjam district on Sunday. The accident occurred at Tulu village under Rangeilunda tehsil.

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