Uttar Pradesh: In an unfortunate incident, a middle-aged woman lost her life allegedly after she fell off a Ferris wheel (giant wheel) installed at a fairground in Uttar Pradesh’s Noida. According to police, her daughter-in-law and grandson suffered injuries in the incident. The organiser of the fair and the wheel operator, have been taken into police custody, they added.
Additional Deputy Commissioner of Police (Noida) Shakit Mohan Avasthy said the incident took place at the Som Bazar Mela in Sector 44, under Sector 39 police station limits, on Wednesday night.
Fair organised here traditionally
“The fair has been organised here traditionally. On Wednesday, two women got severely injured while coming down from the amusement ride. A child who was along with them also suffered some injuries,” Avasthy said.
“The women were taken to a hospital where Usha (55) died during treatment while her daughter-in-law Shalu is undergoing treatment but is in a stable condition,” the officer said.
Two people taken into custody
The organiser of the fair and the operator of the ride have been taken into custody, the police added. An FIR has been lodged under IPC sections 304 and 325 and further legal proceedings are underway, the police said.