CEO dies in freak 'iron cage' accident at company event in Hyderabad

The CEO, Sanjay Shah, and his colleague went inside an iron cage that was to be lowered from a height on the stage as part of the private firm's silver jubilee celebrations. Police said they both fell when the iron chain holding the cage broke from one side.
CEO dies in freak 'iron cage' accident at company event in Hyderabad
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The CEO of a private firm lost his life, while another official suffered serious injury in a freak accident during the silver jubilee celebrations of the company at Ramoji Film City here, police said on Friday.

During the celebrations on Thursday evening, the company's CEO Sanjay Shah and his colleague entered an iron cage, which was to be lowered from a height, when the iron chain supporting it broke on one side, and both of them fell, they said.

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CEO dies in freak 'iron cage' accident at company event in Hyderabad

They were rushed to the hospital, but Shah passed away while undergoing treatment, and his colleague's condition is serious, police said, adding that a case was registered against the Film City event management authorities based on a complaint made by another official of the company.

Source: India Today

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