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SHOCKING: 18 Migrants travel inside a cement mixer to reach home!

Saturday, May 2, 2020 • Malayalam Comments

On Saturday, a video of 18 migrant workers coming our from the small hole of a cement-mixer truck in the presence of police has gone viral on social media. The incident happened on a highway in Madhya Pradesh.

The Police officers at the border stopped the truck to check for illegal movement of people amid lockdown. Alerted by the truck driver's nervous reaction, the cops checked the vehicle and was shocked to see 18 migrant workers crammed inside the concrete mixer truck. “They were travelling from Maharashtra to Lucknow. The truck has been sent to a police station and an FIR has been registered,” said Umakant Chaudhary, the deputy superintendent of police.

An FIR was registered and the truck was sent to a police station in Madhya Pradesh. On the other side, the migrants underwent a medical examination after which they were transported safely to Lucknow.

With the nationwide lockdown on March 25, lakhs of migrants workers were left stranded. However, several people managed to successfully reach their destination by foot and cycles, while several others died during their long journey.

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