The district administration timely action brings sigh of relief for over 150 residents who were entrapped due to sealing of apartment. The Patna district administration with a posse of armed police forces asked residents to leave the apartment in no time as they had to implement the court order to seal the apartment building.
Keshavkunj-Aparajita apartment building located behind the LIC divisional office at the Fraser Road was sealed by the Patna administration on the directive of the Patna High Court.
Several families, including two heart patients and a pregnant woman, remained uncomfortable the whole night. Public outcry was being witnessed at the spot but administration was keeping silent. The Patna High court was closed for Durga Puja and administration was seen hesitant to break open the seal of apartment building for rescuing other residents. Residents were entrapped in the sealed apartment, alleged that no prior notice was given to them about the court directive.
Kotwali police station house officer inchage Aman Kumar told Magnificent Bihar that there was dispute over land of the apartment and court had directed the administration and police to seal the apartment building to stop further construction work – what construction work, the police officer failed to reply and justified the action of police and administration.
Residents heaved a sigh of relief on Sunday (Oct 2) morning after some officials of the Patna district administration reached the apartment’s gate and provided more space to them to move outside the building.