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Mumbai: Ex-anchor’s death in tree crash, husband files complaint

The husband of former Doordarshan anchor Kanchan Nath on Monday submitted a complaint to the Mumbai police seeking registration of a criminal case over his wife’s death in a tree crash.

india Updated: Jul 24, 2017 23:58 IST

PTI, Mumbai
Kanchan Nath (58) died on Saturday after a coconut tree fell on her on a road in suburban Chembur.
Kanchan Nath (58) died on Saturday after a coconut tree fell on her on a road in suburban Chembur.(HT Photo)
         

The husband of former Doordarshan anchor Kanchan Nath on Monday submitted a complaint to the police seeking registration of a criminal case over his wife’s death in a tree crash.

Kanchan Nath (58) died on Saturday after a coconut tree fell on her on a road in suburban Chembur.

Her husband Rajat Nath on Monday submitted a complaint to the Chembur police against the concerned horticultural assistant of M-West Ward of the Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai, a senior police official said.

The police have registered a case of accidental death whereas this was a case under IPC section 304-A (death due to negligence), said Nath’s lawyer S Balakrishnan.

First Published: Jul 24, 2017 23:57 IST

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