Members of Karnataka Spiritual Welfare trust booked for damaging BWSSB pipes while digging borewell

Yogesh K Porwar & Avanth Kumar Kankariya

Members of the Karnataka Spiritual welfare trust situated on Kanakapura main road has been booked for damaging the water supply pipes of the BWSSB while digging borewell .

Based on the complaint of Vinaya,assistant Executive Engineer,BWSSB,South,Anjanapura block,the Talaghattapura police charged the trust and its members under various sections of Prevention of damage to public properties on Wednesday.

Vinaya in her complaint said that the accused were digging borewell at the trust without required permission from BWSSB.

As a result the machines damaged 1200 MM diameter pipe which was supplying water to the area in areas in and around, which was disrupted .

As a results lakhs of liters of clean drinking water was wasted and the BWSSB had to incur a huge loss to the tune of several lakhs to repair the damaged pipes .

The police have summoned the accused for questioning based on their statement necessary action will be taken.