Gangtok, 13 Aug:
As many as 29 workers of Alkem Health Sciences Pharmaceutical company at Samardung located at South Sikkim have reported to be ran away from its campus and managed to exit from the boundary wall.
Alkem Health Sciences Pharmaceutical Company at Samardung has been categorised as one of the containment zones after more than 30 employees were tested being positive. The Company has been keeping all its employees under the containment zone.
SDM, Chiran Rizal, Namchi South Sikkim based on written information stating that 20 employees of Alkem Health Sciences, Samardung has gone missing on 11 Aug, 2020 and later when SDM had personally inspected the spot and made an enquiry, he found that 29 workers were actually missing. Since the area is completely barricaded, they had managed to make an exit from the boundary wall.
A formal FIR have been lodged in Namchi Police station against the workers of the Alkem Health Sciences Pharmaceutical company under Section 188/269/270/34 read with Section 51(1)B of Disaster Management Act 2005.
SDM Chiran Rizal informs that the case is under investigation and will get a breakthrough soon.