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Pub fire: Co-owners of Kamala Mills compound get bail

Press Trust of India  |  Mumbai 

The today granted to two accused in the Kamala Mills fire case.

Justice V L Achilya had reserved the order after hearing extensive arguments yesterday.

and Ravi Bhandari, co-owners of the Kamala Mills compound in central Mumbai, were arrested and charged with 'culpable homicide not amounting to murder' under section 304 of the IPC after 14 people died in a fire at two roof-top restaurants in the compound on December 29 last year.

The two had sought on the ground that they were not aware of violation of fire safety rules or other illegalities at '1 Above' and Mojo's Bistro pubs, where the tragedy occurred.

had opposed the pleas, saying they knew about the illegal structural changes made at the two pubs.

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First Published: Wed, May 16 2018. 22:55 IST