Bengaluru: Three folks died after ingesting contaminated water in Raichur district, following which Karnataka Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai on Monday ordered a probe into the difficulty and introduced a compensation of Rs 5 lakh every to the kin of the deceased. Based on sources, a number of folks, together with kids, have been hospitalised in Raichur after consuming contaminated water.
“The government has taken seriously three deaths in Raichur, caused due to drinking contaminated water. I have asked Karnataka Water Supply and Sewerage Board’s Chief Engineer to conduct a thorough inquiry about the reasons. Some are blaming it on the damaged pipeline due to rains…We are getting a technical report,” Bommai stated.
Chatting with reporters right here, he stated, the Deputy Commissioner of the district has been requested to get samples of all wards in Raichur metropolis examined and get the certification relating to the protection of the ingesting water.
“A police inquiry will also be done by a team headed by DySP (Deputy Superintendent of Police), regarding any lapses on part of the officials, involving technical support and action will be taken against the guilty,” he stated. Bommai additionally introduced Rs 5 lakh compensation, below the CM’s aid fund, to the household of every deceased.