Udupi: A factory managere died on the spot after a large heavy iron gate fell on him. The incident happened at Western Meta Chem, situated in front of Barkur National College on Monday. Nagesh (22) originally from Hassan, is the victim who died. He was staying in Kota.
Nagesh was the manager in Western Meta Chem, a factory in which a chemical for mixing with sand was being manufactured. The factory is owned by Ambalpady resident Suresh Shetty. The gates of the factory are so heavy that eight people are required to lift them. The gate was erected by shoddy work without using a hook. The gate fell on the head of Nagesh when he was trying to open it. As it was very heavy, he died on the spot.
The negligence factory owner Suresh Shetty is said to be the cause of the accident. A police case stands registered in Brahmavar police station.