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

PTI March 21, 2018 18:42:06 IST
Bawana fire: Delhi Police files chargesheet against factory owner Manoj Jain, six others

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.

Bawana fire Delhi Police files chargesheet against factory owner Manoj Jain six others

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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.

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