Bombay High Court refuses to quash FIR against civic staff booked after collapse of 100-year-old building

The Nagpur Bench was deeply pained at how no one appeared to be bothered about human life. The Court has called for the strict enforcement of the law when it comes to dealing with dangerous building structures.
Bombay High Court Nagpur Bench
Bombay High Court Nagpur Bench

The Nagpur Bench of the Bombay High Court recently rejected pleas to quash a criminal case against civic staff and a flat owner for their alleged lapses in a case where a dilapidated, 100-year-old building collapsed, claiming the lives of five labourers [Rahul Jain v. State of Maharashtra and connected petitions].

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