Kamala Mills fire: Yug Tuli sent to police custody

ANI | Updated: Jan 16, 2018 16:41 IST

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], Jan 16 (ANI): Yug Tuli, co-owner of Mojo Bistro restaurant, was on Tuesday sent to police custody till January 20 by the Bhoiwada Court in connection with the Kamala Mills fire.

Tuli was arrested by the Mumbai Police earlier in the day.

However, he said that he surrendered himself as his bail plea got rejected.

"I have come to surrender since my bail plea got rejected. I was waiting for the anticipatory bail in Amritsar," Tuli told media here.

The Mumbai Police had earlier said that Tuli, who was allegedly absconding, was seen in Hyderabad, while his four-wheeler was seized from his grandfather's place.

Yug Pathak, another owner of the restaurant and the son of former Pune police commissioner K K Pathak, was also arrested in connection with the case.

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 in Mumbai in the wee hours of December 29. (ANI)