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Kamala Mills fire: Mumbai Police confirms Yug Tuli's presence in Hyderabad

ANI  |  Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India] 

Police on Thursday said one of Bistro's owners was seen in Hyderabad, while his got seized from his grandfather's place.

"'s has been seized from his grandfather's residence in and his grandfather is being questioned for his whereabouts. had booked a ticket to from but cancelled that ticket and went to their grandfather's residence," Police confirmed this here.

They added that the was seized by police from Jubilee hill residence and the vehicle was challaned for over speeding.

The vehicle was a rented car, while the challan was made in the name of Tuli's mother

"We have got information about one of Bistro's owners Yug Tuli 's presence in Hyderabad and are searching for him with help of local police," said DCP Virendra Mishra here.

Meanwhile, Government appointed Prakash Shetty as Special Public Prosecutor for fire case trial.

Earlier in the day, arrested the owner of '1 Above' resto bar, Abhijeet Mankar, in connection with the massive fire in Mumbai's that claimed the lives of 14 people last month.

Mankar had been absconding since the incident.

On Wednesday, two other absconding owners of the restaurant, brothers Jigar Sanghvi and Kripesh Sanghvi were arrested on the information provided by a Juhu-based hotelier Vishal Kariya, who was arrested the same day for sheltering the duo along with Mankar.

The police had also recovered a high-end car of accused Mankar from the residence of Kariya (42), who was then picked up for questioning.

During the interrogation, the hotelier revealed that he sheltered the trio at his residence.

Kariya had been booked under Section 216 of the Indian Penal Code.

On January 6, '1 Above' was found to have flouted the fire safety measures issued by the Mumbai Fire Brigade, which led to the fire on December 29.

Yug Pathak, one of the owners of Mojo's Bistro and the son of former K K Pathak, has also been arrested in the case.

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First Published: Thu, January 11 2018. 16:15 IST