Pedne highway claims 15th life, locals threaten to block the road

पेडणें महामार्गान घेतलो 15 वो बळी, थळावे करतले रस्तो बंद!

25 Feb 2020 03:18 PM

The under construction national highway at Pednm has completely turned into a death trap. Three days ago a youth lost his life in Torxem on the national higway. Police has arrested the accused. But locals want FIR to be lodged against the contractor for negligence. They have served 15 day-deadline, failing which they have threatened to block the national highway.

The widening work of NH 66 has turned the whole stretch from Colvale to Patradevi  into a death trap.  

This has caused many accidents and claimed 15 lives. due to the utter negligence of the contractor.  Locals have protested every time, but no result.

After yet another death, enraged locals on Tuesday gheroed Pedne PI Sandesh Chodankar demanding to book the contractor. They also met Pedne traffic PI on the issue.

Reporter: Sandeep Kamulkar | Desk: Sameep Narvekar

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