Monthly Archives: August 2018

Solai dam victims seek compensation

Victims of the Solai dam tragedy which killed 47 people have sued for compensation. In the petition, which High Court judge Rose Ougo certified as urgent, the plaintiffs say various State departments infringed on their constitutional rights through failure to ensure their safety. The victims and their dependents want the court to direct that they

Solai dam victims sue govt, Kansagra for compensation

Patel Coffee Estates Managing Director Perry Mansukhlal appears before a Senate committee investigating the Solai dam tragedy, on July 18, 2018. PHOTO | JEFF ANGOTE | NATION MEDIA GROUP IN SUMMARY The petitioners say their constitutional rights were infringed by various state departments which failed to asses the suitability of the dam. They want the