Mumbai Kamala Mills fire: Police file supplementary chargesheet against two

Mumbai: A supplementary chargesheet has been submitted at the Bhoiwada court at Dadar on Friday in the Kamala mills fire incident. The NM Joshi Marg police have filed a chargesheet against Dinesh Mahale, sub-engineer, South ward of Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation and Sandeep Shinde, assistant divisional fire officer at Worli.

According to Suryakant Naikode, investigating officer in the case, “We have filed a supplementary chargesheet at the Bhoiwada court on Friday in the Kamala mills fire case. Mahale, the sub-engineer had not done a proper inspection of the site before giving the necessary permissions and issuing a No Objection Certificate to Mojo’s Bistro pub from where the fire originated. Shinde along with the accused fire officer Baban Patil had duly signed the documents.”

On March 1, the police had filed a 2700 page chargesheet against eleven accused, the owners of Mojo’s Bistro and 1Above pub for culpable homicide not amounting to murder. 14 persons died and 55 persons were injured in the fire that broke out on December 29 last year. A total of 14 persons have been arrested in the case and booked under various sections of the IPC, including those related to culpable homicide not amounting to murder and causing death by negligence.

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