Three officials suspended after contaminated water kills one in Vijayanagar district

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BENGALURU: Housing and Minorities Welfare Minister Zameer Ahmed Khan recommended the suspension of three officials in connection with the death of a woman and 35 others falling ill due to the alleged consumption of the contaminated water in Vijayanagar district. The incident occurred in Kariganur ward of Hosapete Town Municipality in Vijayanagar district.

According to the minister, three officials whose names have been recommended for suspension include Town Municipality Commissioner Bandi Vaddar, Assistant Executive Engineer Satish and Junior Engineer Khaji.

Minister Zameer Ahmed has also instructed to keep the three officials under suspension and hold an inquiry in connection to the incident. He has also given the necessary instructions to prevent such incidents in the future.

Besides, the officials have been asked to take extra care of the drinking water supply underground drainage system and cleanliness. Further investigation into the matter is under way. (ANI)

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