Kamala Mills: Hotelier held for sheltering 1 Above pub owners

Tulli moved the anticipatory bail plea before the sessions court on Monday claiming the report submitted by fire department is influenced

Tulli moved the anticipatory bail plea before the sessions court on Monday claiming the report submitted by fire department is influenced

Mishra said that the interrogators found that Kariya had provided refuge to Kripesh Sanghvi, Jigar Sanghvi and Abhijeet Mankar - the owners of the 1Above restaurant at Kamala Mills.

Police have recovered a vehicle from his possession, which was used by his close friend who is one of the accused associated with "1 Above".

A huge fire had broken out at the Kamla Mills compound in the Lower Parel locality of Mumbai in the wee hours of December 29, killing 14 people and injuring 12. In its preliminary probe report, the Mumbai Fire Brigade said the blaze possibly started at Mojo's Bistro due to flying embers of hookah and spread to the adjacent 1 Above, a terrace resto-pub.

The police had on Saturday booked Pathak and his partner, Nagpur-based businessman Yug Tulli, under IPC sections 304 (culpable homicide not amounting to murder), 338 (causing grievous hurt by act endangering life and personal safety of others) and other relevant provisions.

The police have also announced a reward of Rs one lakh for any information about the three pub owners, who are on the run. His PIL claims the "BMC was in complete knowledge of the illegalities and flouting of norms by the licensee and licensor at - 1Above and Mojo's Bistro".

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The bail applications of Lopez and Bava are posted for hearing tomorrow.

He claimed that Kariya's name figured in the Call Detail Record (CDR) of a cricket bookie arrested recently by the police.

Ribeiro, 88, has served as the commissioner of police in Mumbai, director general of police of Punjab and Gujarat, and Indian Ambassador to Romania.

Taking note of the high fatalities, the bench said the authorities must ensure there are some regulations governing commercial establishments and there is sufficient space to manoevre fire-fighting vehicles and equipment in case of emergencies. "The court should set up a judicial commission for fixing up the accountability of public officers and private persons involved in the tragic incident", the PIL said.

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