A large number of employees allegedly carried out arson, loot and violence at the Narasapura manufacturing plant of Wistron over some wages related issues
They damaged the building, damaged vehicles, set them on fire, damaged costly equipment including machines and computers
Bengaluru: Taiwan-headquartered Wistron Corporation has said that it had suffered loss worth ₹437.40 crore in the violence in its facility unleashed by a section of workers over salary issues at its plant in Kolar district in Karnataka.
A large number of employees allegedly carried out arson, loot and violence at the Narasapura manufacturing plant of Wistron over some wages related issues on Saturday, police had said.
"We follow the law and are supporting the authorities with their investigation. The safety and wellbeing of our team members is always our top priority," Gupta said in a statement to the media.
The Karnataka government has not only condemned the incident but also assured security and stringent action against people involved in the arson and violence.
Political parties in Karnataka on Sunday sought a thorough probe into the violence at Wistron's manufacturing plant as they expressed concerns about its possible impact on the investment-friendly image of the state.
This story has been published from a wire agency feed without modifications to the text. Only the headline has been changed.
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