Visakhapatnam, July 7
Visakhapatnam Police arrested three high executives of LG Polymers, a police official said—a improvement that comes two months after a gasoline leak close to the port city killed 12 folks and induced some 585 folks to fall sick.
“CEO and two directors of LG Polymers arrested in connection with the styrene vapour leak near Visakhapatnam on May 7,” Police Commissioner RK Meena advised PTI over the cellphone.
Besides the highest executives, eight different officers of the South Korean firm have been arrested.
The improvement comes days after a high-powered committee arrange by the state authorities to inquire into the incident discovered negligence on the a part of the plant. The report blamed the incident on slack security protocols and complete breakdown of the emergency response procedures on the plant.
The gasoline leak within the small hours of May 7 got here within the center the coronavirus pandemic and a nationwide shutdown known as to cease the unfold of the virus. It drew nationwide shock and outrage, and introduced again grim recollections of the Bhopal Gas Leak catastrophe of December 1984—considered among the many largest industrial disasters on this planet. Agencies