Rajasthan: Worker injured while working in factory dies, colleagues go on rampage

Updated: Sep 24 2022 12:06AM

Jaipur, Sep 23 (PTI) A worker of a cement factory in Rajasthan's Pali district died after he fell from a height while working, following which other workers ransacked the premises, set a car on fire and pelted stones at policemen.

Satyendra (42) from Jharkhand was injured while working in the factory in Pali's Balada village on Thursday. He was taken to a hospital by the factory management and he died during treatment last night, Station House Officer, Anandpur Kalu, Nirmal Kumar said on Friday.

After the news of Satyendra's death broke, about 2,000 workers gathered outside the factory on Friday. They ransacked the factory, set a car on fire and pelted stones at policemen, injuring three of them, he said.