A case of negligence has been registered against authorities of the Larji hydro power project even as rescuers today worked through huge boulders and high level of silt to find 19 engineering students and a tour guide who were washed away in the turbulent waters of the Beas River.
SP Mandi Mr. R.S. Negi today said that a case under sections 336 (act endangering life or personal safety of others) and 304-A (causing death by negligence) of the IPC has been registered against the authorities of Larji project.
The FIR against the project authorities was registered by A Aditya, a teacher accompanying the students. The search for the missing students of a Hyderabad based college was still going on. In the past two days, only bodies of three girls and two boys have been recovered and remaining 20 bodies are still missing.