Kailash Bar fire: K'taka govt announces compensation for victims

ANI | Updated: Jan 08, 2018 13:18 IST

Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India], Jan 8 (ANI): Bengaluru Development Minister KJ George on Monday announced Rs 5 lakh compensation each for the kin of the workers, who died last night in a fire at Bengaluru's Kailash Bar Restaurant.

Five employees were killed in the fire while they were sleeping inside the eatery in the Kumbaara Sangha building, in the wee hours of Sunday.

RV Dayashankar, the owner of Kailash Bar Restaurant has been absconding after a call from the police.

The reason behind the fire is yet to be ascertained and the matter is being investigated. (ANI)