Following this immediate relief, Rs 1 lakh was given to the next of kin of the 27 victims by the government. The rest of the amount was pending as the DNA profiling report was awaited from the police.
“A total of 27 bodies were identified and handed over to the claimants.
Experts at Rohini's FSL stumbled upon this while they were identifying the charred bodies with the help of DNA profile generation and matching them with the samples of the respective claimants.
Deputy Commissioner of Police (outer) Sameer Sharma confirmed to this newspaper that Devi’s funeral rites were conducted in the cremation ground at Sultanpuri in northwest Delhi.
“Sweety’s body was mistakenly identified as Ranju’s because both the women were of the same age and had identical jewellery and clothes on them,” said DCP (Outer).
The reports were out almost a month after the incident. On Tuesday, the FSL released 10 DNA matching reports
Reports still pending for 17 unidentified bodies, 4 likely to reach by Wednesday
Forensic teams have matched several samples with the DNA of the family members of the missing persons.
Mundka fire: Kin of those who died stage protest, ask authorities to hand over remains of loved ones
The family members said it been over two weeks since the incident took place but the remains of several victims have not been handed over to their families.
It has been nearly two weeks since the Mundka fire tragedy but the families of many victims are still awaiting a closure as the remains of their loved ones are yet to be handed over to them.
Ashutosh Pandey said that his father, Inderjeet, told them several times about the bad working conditions in the factory.
It demanded that a probe be conducted to ascertain who took the bribes.
The Delhi Congress has demanded a probe by a retired high court judge into the Mundka fire tragedy that claimed 27 lives on May 13.
Mundka fire: Delhi Police seeks documents related to building; AAP demands FIR against Delhi BJP chief
Deputy Commissioner of Police (Outer) Sameer Sharma said about 15 documents related to the building and the Goel brothers' company have been obtained from the three.
The Delhi government's decision to conduct a probe into the incident by a district magistrate was intended to cover up its lapses as the question arises that how such an illegal building.
Licensing Inspector Sandeep Kaushik, Section Officer of General Branch S K Sharma, and Section Officer of House Tax Department B R Meena of the Narela Zone were suspended.
Two days after a massive fire engulfed a commercial building near Mundka Metro Station, leaving relatives of those killed running from pillar to post for some information,
At least 27 people were charred to death in the massive blaze that ripped through the four-storey building on Friday, according to the police.
It observed that the incident established that the city authorities had "learnt little" from similar incidents in the past.
Authorities expects DNA results after 3-4 days; some relatives blames officials for not giving right death figures