Maradu flat demolition: Final siren sounded; road traffic restored
Kochi: Officials sounded a final siren at Maradu on Saturday noon to mark lifting of restrictions over entry into the demolition site.
Officials had said that once the final siren is sounded, public will be able to return to their houses near the demolition spot.
Road traffic on the Vyttila-Aroor national Highway was restored.
Earlier, media personnel and general public were prevented from entering the demolition site by police. The officers forcefully removed media personnel and public who tried to enter the area.
When questioned, the police informed that they were awaiting a clearance from the demolition experts.
Meanwhile, city police commissioner Vijay Sakhare claimed that the demolition did not cause any destruction. He added that the demolition was completed as planned.
Speaking to Mathrubhumi News, Pollution Control Board chairman Dr Ajith Haridas said that no major waste problem will be created by the debris.
It is assumed that the houses behind Alfa Serene twin towers are safe and intact. Debris reportedly did not land in the direction of the houses.