China placed 31 people under criminal “coercive measures”

Vastavam web: China has placed 31 people under criminal “coercive measures” for a construction platform collapse in Jiangxi province last year that killed 73 people, authorities said today.Criminal “coercive measures” in China may include summons by force, bail, residential surveillance, detention or arrest.On November 24, 2016, a platform being constructed for a cooling tower at a power plant collapsed in Fengcheng, causing a direct economic loss of about 102 million yuan (USD 15.6 million).Authorities have revoked the top-level contractor qualification and the work safety license of the company responsible, and handed out administrative penalties to other companies and people involved.