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Police: We’re Investigating Death At Building Site

The 36-year-old Asian national who fell to his death from the fourth floor of the WG Friendship Plaza on Saturday was not wearing a harness at the time of the incident.
28 Sep 2020 09:00
Police: We’re Investigating Death At Building Site
WG Friendship Plaza.

The 36-year-old Asian national who fell to his death from the fourth floor of the WG Friendship Plaza on Saturday was not wearing a harness at the time of the incident.

Engineered Design Principal Engineer,Vijay Krishnan, said this was revealed in initial an information gathered by the company adding they were cooperating with Police investigations.

Police spokesperson, Ana Naisoro said the man was putting up scaffolding in the lift area when the alleged incident occurred.

Mr Krishnan said it was a very tragic incident, however he was unaware whether the man was working alone or he was with other workers.

He said the matter was reported to the Occupational Health and Safety Department by the construction manager and more details will be made available today.

The OHS Department is expected to set the procedures moving forward.

Police investigations continue.

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