Kamala Mills fire: Accused Vishal Karia granted bail

ANI | Updated: Jan 16, 2018 03:16 IST

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], Jan 16 (ANI): Juhu-based hotelier Vishal Karia, who was arrested for sheltering owners of the pub involved in the Kamala Mills mishap, was granted bail by Bhoiwada Court on Monday.

Karia was arrested earlier in the month for sheltering three owners of '1 Above'- Kripesh Sanghvi, Jigar Sanghvi, and Abhijeet Mankar-- at his residence, following which a case was lodged against him under Section 216 of the Indian Penal Code.

The owners were subsequently arrested following a tip-off given by Karia during his investigation.

On a related note, around 14 people were killed and 12 suffered critical injuries in the massive fire that broke out at the Kamala Mills compound in Lower Parel locality here in the wee hours of December 29. (ANI)