Mumbai, Mar 31 (PTI) A sessions court in Mumbai today rejected the bail application of Yug Tulli, a co-owner of Mojo’s Bistro pub, in the Kamla Mills Compound fire case. Also Read - Mumbai Rains: Heavy Rains Paralyse City, IMD Warns of 'Flooding', Local Trains Suspended Due to Waterlogging; BMC Declares Holiday
A massive fire swept through two roof-top pubs, Mojo’s Bistro and 1 Above, located in Kamala Mills Compound in central Mumbai, on December 29 last year, resulting in the death of 14 persons. Also Read - KBC 12: All About New Rules of Kaun Banega Crorepati 12 Including Latest Lifelines And More
Judge A L Yawalkar rejected Tulli’s application, special prosecutor Prakash Shetty said. Also Read - Kangana Ranaut Receives Notice From BMC Over 'Unauthorised Construction' of Her Residence, Here’s What They Found ‘Illegal’
Tulli had surrendered before the police in January after the court rejected his anticipatory bail application.
The police registered a case of culpable homicide not amounting to murder against the owners of the two pubs, the owners of Kamala Mills Compound and some civic officials.
It is alleged that flying embers from hookah, served illegally at Mojo’s Bistro, started the blaze, and illegal alterations at both the pubs aggravated the tragedy While a charge sheet has been filed, the trial is yet to start.
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