Indian 2 mishap: Kamal  appears before CCB

Chennai: Actor-politician Kamal Haasan was inquired by the City Crime Branch (CCB) at the Police Commissioner’s office at Vepery this morning in connection with the crane mishap which claimed the lives of three persons during the shooting of his upcoming film Indian 2  at EVP Studios, Nazarethpet, recently.

Kamal arrived at the Commissioner’s office at 10.30 am and went to the third floor of the building where he was inquired by Additional Commissioner, CCB, Eswara Moorthy.

Sources said, the inquiry is at the preliminary stage. Kamal was quizzed regarding the safety measures laid out at the shooting location.

It may be noted that on 19 February, the crane employed to erect the set crashed, killing three and leaving nine injured.

The deceased were Krishna (35), an assistant director, Chandru (58), an art assistant and Madhu (27), a production assistant.

The film’s production house Lyca, director Shankar and Kamal had announced compensations to the deceased and injured.

On 27 February, Shankar was quizzed by the CCB. Summons for an inquiry have also been served to actress Kajal Agarwal, A Subaskaran of Lyca Productions and EVP Studios’ manager, it is said.

NT Bureau