Yug Pathak, the son of a retired IPS officer and one of the owners of the Mojo's Bistro pub, was sent to a five-day police custody in connection with the deadly fire which killed 14.
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The conditional NOC was issued to the restaurant on November 23 with certain conditions that were not followed by the restaurant leading to the fire on December 29, killing 14.
The police today booked Pathak and his partner, Nagpur- based businessman Yug Tulli, under IPC sections 304, 338 and other relevant provisions.
BMC mayor Vishwanath Mahadeshwar on Saturday said those at fault in the Kamala Mills fire will be punished.
Yesterday, a report by the Mumbai fire department stated that flying embers from illegal hookah being served at Mojo's Bistro was the probable cause of the deadly blaze
Mumbai Congress President Sanjay Nirupam lashed out at BMC chief Ajoy Mehta and challenged him to "reveal" and expose the politician who pressurised the civic body, ruled by the Shiv Sena.
Fourteen people lost their lives and over 30 others were injured, when a major fire broke late night on December 28 at a building in Kamala Mills Compound in Lower Parel.
The pub owners, Kripesh Mansukhlal Sanghvi, Jigar Sanghvi and Abhijeet Mankar, have been absconding ever since a fire claimed 14 lives and injured over 30 others on December 29.
The panel directed Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) Commissioner Ajoy Mehta to submit the report on the December 29 tragedy on or before January 29.
Govani has been accused of violating the norms of the Maharashtra Regional Town Planning (MRTP) Act.
Yug Pathak, the co-owner of the Mojo's Bistro pub and son of a retired IPS officer, was questioned by a team of the N M Joshi Marg police.
Mumbai magistrate on Monday granted police custody till January 9 two managers of a pub who were nabbed in connection with the December 29 blaze.
Illegal alterations and constructions were being razed in the Todi Mill and Raghuvanshi Mills areas since this morning as per a BMC order.
The police arrested two managers of the '1 Above' pub, where a fire claimed 14 lives last week, and will produce them in a court later in the day.
The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation yesterday lodged a complaint against two Kamala Mills pubs - '1Above' and Mojo's Bistro - in connection with the midnight blaze.
The BMC officials inspected more than 600 hotels and restaurants. Actions were taken against 357 of them, sources said.
Mumbai, Dec 31 (PTI) A city-based NGO has organised a candlelight march at Marine Drive today evening in the memory of the victims of the Kamala Mill...
In a major crackdown, civic officials in Mumbai today demolished illegal structures at 314 sites and sealed seven hotels, a day after a blaze in an upscale pub claimed 14 lives.
A massive fire yesterday swept through the plush rooftop pub in downtown Mumbai during a birthday bash before swiftly raging through the building, leaving 14 people dead and 21 injured.