Damage to BSNL cables: case against EKK Company
Thodupuzha: A case has been registered against EKK company for damage caused to the BSNL cables while the digging a pit on the road. The action was taken by the Karimkunnam Police following a complaint by BSNL that losses amounting to Rs. 10,000 have been caused in the incident. Two vehicles have also been seized from the site.
The Collector had passed an order that no works shall be taken up by digging roads or by damaging telecommunication cables citing the imminent elections. The accused parties, according to the police dug the road along the Pala-Thodupuzha lane near the Karimkunnam plantation and damaged the cables, that too without securing prior permission for the same.
The accused company, EKK, is in-charge of the construction of the road that stretches between Pala and Thodupuzha. The accused have been charged under the Disaster Management Act and the ITC Act, sources revealed.