The incident took place at the bank's office in posh Gomtinagar area. Superintendent of Police, Trans-Gomti, Habib-ul-Hasan said that the occupants of the lift were coming down from a monthly meeting when the incident took place.

The injured have been identified as Nabard's Pratapgarh manager Dhruvraj Singh, Badam Singh Yadav, Devi Prasad Yadav, Chandresh Mishra, Suresh Pratap Singh, Kaushal Kumar, Ashok Dixit, Ajay Srivastava, Mahipal, Ram Kishore, Buddhi and Radhe Shyam. The injured were admitted to a nearby medical facility and police are probing the matter.

"Our first priority was rescue and treatment of the injured, we will now probe the reasons behind the accident and question the people responsible for maintenance of the lift," said an official.


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