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3 Chinese arrested over factory accident in India

Author: Ashok Sharma, AP, Published on: 12 January 2010

Three Chinese engineers have been arrested and charged in the deaths of 40 factory workers killed when a chimney collapsed at the power plant they were building in central India… The power plant, owned by Bharat Aluminum, or BALCO [part of Vedanta Resources], was being built by a Chinese construction company with the help of local contractors… The Chinese engineers were arrested Monday…If convicted, they can be jailed for up to 10 years. The engineers were employed by the Shandong Electric Power Construction Corporation (SEPCO)… Police arrested four Indian officials soon after the accident in September.

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Related companies: Bharat Aluminium (part of Vedanta Resources) SEPCO Electric Power Construction Corporation (SEPCO)