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Kamala Mills fire: Seven-day police custody for '1 Above' pub

Press Trust of India  |  Mumbai 

Jigar Sanghvi, Kripesh Sanghvi, and Abhijeet Mankar, the co-owners of '1 Above' pub, arrested in connection with the December 29 fire that claimed 14 lives, were today sent to police custody for seven days.

"They were produced at Bhoiwada in today which remanded them to police custody till January 17," Senior Inspector of station said.

While the Sanghvi brothers were arrested from suburban Andheri last night, was arrested earlier today from Marine Lines area of the city, police said.

The three had been on the run since the fire took place in the early hours of December 29.

They have been booked for culpable homicide not amounting to as well as other offences of the Indian Penal Code.

Earlier, the police had arrested hotelier for allegedly sheltering the three and also two managers of the pub.

Initially, a case was filed against '1 Above's' management, but later, cases were filed against owners of Mojo's Bistro as well, after a fire brigade report stated that the blaze had originated from the latter.

One of the owners of Mojo's Bistro, Yug Pathak, has been arrested while his partner is still at large. Pathak is the son of K K Pathak, a former of Police of

Police said Tulli was spotted at the day before yesterday but disappeared from the spot after he was unable to fly.

On December 29, a fire had swept through the two pubs in compound in central Mumbai, resulting in the death of 14 people.

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First Published: Thu, January 11 2018. 16:45 IST