Bawana fire: Delhi Police files chargesheet against factory owner Manoj Jain, six others
Delhi Police on Wednesday filed a charge sheet in a city court against the owner of a firecracker factory in northwest Delhi
New Delhi: Delhi Police on Wednesday filed a charge sheet in a city court against the owner of a firecracker factory in northwest Delhi, where 17 people were killed in a massive blaze earlier this year.
Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Gagandeep Singh, before whom the police filed the document, took cognisance of the charge sheet and summoned factory owner Manoj Jain, co-owner Lalit Goyal and five others as accused before it on 4 April.
A fire had broken out in the storage unit on the ground floor of the two-storey building in Bawana area on January 20 and engulfing the entire structure.
Of the 17 killed, 10 were women. A man and woman were also injured in the incident.
The circular, which was issued based on a complaint that nurses speaking in Malayalam was 'inconvenient', drew criticism from the medical fraternity and Opposition leaders
The circular says, "A complaint has been received regarding Malayalam language being used for communication in working places in GIPMER. Whereas maximum patient and colleagues do not know this language and feel helpless causing a lot of inconvenience"
Lajpat Nagar fire: Blaze in showrooms in Delhi market under control; no casualties reported, says official
Lajpat Nagar fire: Delhi Fire Service Director Atul Garg said that a call about the blaze was received around 10.20 am, following which 16 fire tenders were rushed to the spot