Temple tragedy : Cabinet meeting over, Crime branch to lead investigation process

Sunday, Apr 10, 2016,15:07 IST By Metrovaartha A A A

Kochi | Cabinet meeting held by Kerala Chief Minister is over. Kerala government has decided to transfer the investigation to the crime branch.

Meanwhile the Dewasom board authorities are esconding, said police officials. Temple authorities were supposed to be their at the incident area but they have managed to fled.

Strict actions will be taken against the culprits. Right now they are making sure all the injured will be given treatments. Priority will be given to the medical aid. They will be handing the probe to the crime branch so that the culprits behind this temple tragedy could be arrested, said Chandy to the media reporters in a press conference.

Kerala state administration is making sure that all the additional supports are given. Private ambulance has also coordinated with the state government.

He also announced a detail judicial inquiry regarding the severe fire break that took over in Puttingal temple and also informed only after getting the reports after six months, some actions will be taken.

Kerala Chief Minister announces ex-gratia relief of Rs 10 lakh to kin of each of those killed in fire tragedy, Rs 2 lakh for seriously injured. Chandy announced Rs two lakh for each of those seriously injured.