Delay in clearing tree branches irks locals

first_imgMiyapur: Locals staying near Satyabharati Function Hall, Prajay City Apartments and Allwyn X Roads bus stop are furious over the indifferent attitude shown by the civic authorities in clearing the fallen trees and tree branches from the locality.The locals allege that the tree branches were cut down weeks ago as a precaution during monsoon as trees are uprooted and branches fall due to heavy rains. A local resident shared, “A team of workers came on a vehicle and cut down overgrown branches of trees to avoid it falling when it rains, but they seldom clear the branches as it is the responsibility of other department.” If these branches are not cleared immediately, they would start decomposing and foul smell will begin to emanate causing inconvenience to the locals and commuters, they said.last_img read more

Wilmington businessman accused of taking money from CA fire victims

first_img Investigators say Koke took between $15,000 and $20,000 from fire survivors and failed to complete the work on at least one property and did not do any work on another.Just last week, Koke was found guilty of insurance fraud and obtaining property by false pretenses in New Hanover County. WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) — Investigators in California say a Wilmington businessman might be scamming wildfire victims in the San Francisco bay area.The California contractor’s state license board is investigating a debris removal company believed to be owned by Peter Koke of Wilmington.- Advertisement – last_img read more