Mohali, Feb. 15 -- Inquiring into the February 8 building collapse on the Kharar-Landran road, that claimed the life of a JCB operator, Kharar sub-divisional magistrate (SDM) Himanshu Jain has indicted both the builder and the contractor for negligence.

Jain on Friday submitted his seven-page report to Mohali deputy commissioner (DC) Girish Dayalan, with recommendation of legal action against builder Parveen Kumar and contractor Pankaj Kumar.

"I have got the copy of the report. It will be submitted to the chief minister's office for further action. An FIR is already registered against the duo, who will be arrested soon," DC Dayalan said.

On February 8, a three-storey building had collapsed at Sante Majra village on the Kharar-Landran roa...