The Criminal Investigation Department (CID) took over the probe into the fire at the Srisailam hydro-electric power plant that killed nine people and injured three. The fire broke out in the plant located in Nagarkurnool district of Telangana on August 20. Most of those who lost their lives, were engineers.
Additional Director General of Police, CID, Govind Singh, appointed as the Inquiry Officer, along with a team of officials, visited the scene of the accident. A case registered by the local police has been transferred to the CID.
The CID officer was directed to go into the facts and circumstances leading to the blaze and identify its cause before submitting his report to the government.