Prank with compressor machine claims worker's life, two colleagues arrested


PTI | Thane | Updated: 02-12-2021 23:29 IST | Created: 02-12-2021 23:29 IST
Prank with compressor machine claims worker's life, two colleagues arrested
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Thane police in Maharashtra on Thursday arrested two men for allegedly pumping air into a colleague's rectum by way of a prank which caused his death, an official said.

The accused were identified as Munna and Bittukumar, who, along with the victim Andul Mansuri (32) worked at a powerloom unit in Bhiwandi in the district, the police official said.

On November 26, the accused allegedly inserted the nozzle of a compressor in the rectum of the victim and switched on the machine, he said.

As a result high-pressure air entered his abdomen and he collapsed, the official said.

The victim died at a hospital on Wednesday, following which the police arrested the two accused. They were produced before a local magistrate who remanded them in police custody for two days.

A case under IPC section 304 (culpable homicide not amounting to murder) has been registered at Nizampura police station.

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