Mumbai: Plea filed seeking CBI probe into Kamala Mills fire

A huge fire had broken out at Kamla Mills compound in Lower Parel locality of Mumbai in the wee hours of Friday killing 14 people and injuring 12.

Published: 02nd January 2018 03:13 PM  |   Last Updated: 02nd January 2018 03:13 PM   |  A+A-

At least 14 people were killed and 23 injured out of which two are critical after a major fire in a building in Kamala Mills Compound in Lower Parel area of south Mumbai. (Photo | AP)

By ANI

MUMBAI: A plea has been filed in the Bombay High Court on Tuesday demanding Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) probe into Kamala Mills fire tragedy.

A huge fire had broken out at Kamla Mills compound in Lower Parel locality of Mumbai in the wee hours of Friday killing 14 people and injuring 12.

The plea also sought a proper compensation to the kin of deceased and injured people.

Meanwhile, the BMC issued an appeal in news papers to assist it in ongoing  inquiry into the fire tragedy.

The civic body also requested eyewitnesses and general public to submit whatever evidence they have in this case, may be video or any document or anything which can help in the inquiry.   

Earlier, Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis also directed the BMC Commissioner to conduct an in-depth enquiry into the tragedy. 


Earlier, Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis directed the BMC Commissioner to conduct an in-depth enquiry into the tragedy.

The massive fire reportedly had broken out from the '1Above' rooftop restaurant and later spread to the entire area on the intervening night of Thursday and Friday.
 



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