By Manoj Singh
1 person dead and 6 seriously injured when a Maruti Gypsy fall into deep gorge on NH-415 between Itanagar-Naharlagun on November 11 at 8.30 PM.
SP, Papum Pare and Incharge Capital Complex Tumme Amo informed this Arunachal24 that AR 01 A 8366 of Tourist ILP felicitation Centre of Naharlagun Railway Station meet with an accident near Pahalban mor on NH-415 at 6 Kilo at around 8.30 PM on November 11. They were returning after picnic in Jote area.
There were 7 persons on board. One was spot dead while 6 sustained serious injuries out of which one is in critical condition who have been referred to Guwahti for further treatment.
6 seriously injured persons were evacuated from the accident site and admitted to hospital. Two at RK Mission and four at Hema Hospital. One dead body was lifted from the gorge about 200 feet below the National Highway after a hard fought rescue operation by the police team of Itanagar Police station led by ASP Jumar Basar, SDPO Make Bui, OC PS Tabi Bage, SI Giogi Tape, police personnel, CRPF and SDRF team of Chimpu for about 5-6 hours till 3 this morning.
Some persons including locals like Tatung Tagok, Tatung Tanya, Gyngli Chapa extended there physical support and cooperation during the rescue operation before SDRF reached the site.
The rescue persons are Rahul Kumar, Ranjan Sahni were admitted at RKM Hospital while Raju Datta, Madhav BIswas, Abhisek Deka and Pranjal Gogoi were admitted at Hema Hosptial, he said
The dead persons was identified as Bittu Seal was kept in RK Mission Hosptal morgue and later after conduction formalities like PM the body was handed over to diseased elder brother Ratan Seal for conducting last rite at his native home town at Lalok.
Meanwhile Itanagar police Station sources said that FIR lodge by District Tourism Officer (DTO) Tater Mize, Tourist ILP Felicitation counter, Naharlagun Railway Station a case have been registered vide case No 295/17 u/s-279,337, 338, 304 (A) IPC and Investigation Officer Giogi Tape have been entrusted to investigate the case.
Amo said that he have also visited the site and monitoring the situation.