Three owners of 1Above pub, who had been missing for nearly two weeks since 14 people were killed in a fire in Mumbai's Kamala Mills compound, were arrested by the Mumbai Police late on Wednesday night.
The pub is run by three partners - Kripesh Sanghavi, Jigar Sanghavi and Abhijeet Mankar. The Sanghavis were arrested late on Wednesday and Abhijeet Mankar, who was on the run, was arrested this morning. A case of culpable homicide not amounting to murder has been registered against them.
Five people, including a woman, were died in a fire that broke out at a bar in Bengaluru late last night. The bar was almost completely charred before the fire was brought under control in the early hours of Monday. Those killed were employees at the Kailash Bar and Restaurant bar and were sleeping inside.
The blaze started around 2.30 am at the bar in Kalasipalyam, a busy and congested area in the heart of Bengaluru. The bar is on the ground floor of the Kumbaara Sangha (Potters' Association) building.