Madras High Court orders Rs. 5 lakh compensation for 12-year-old victim of firecracker explosion, takes note of frequent mishaps in Virudhunagar

"The fact that this happened in Virudhunagar District makes it almost certain that this is yet another case of explosion that had taken place due to some illegal fire cracker unit", the Court observed.
Madras High Court, Madurai Bench
Madras High Court, Madurai Bench

The Madras High Court recently ordered the award for Rs 5 lakh as compensation for the injuries incurred by a 12-year-old boy, who was left in a vegetative state and with over 50 percent burn injuries after illegal firecrackers strewn over an area where he was playing, exploded (Jeyarani v. The Chief Secretary / The Chief Minister Special Cell and ors).

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