On June 3, 1997, 59 people, trapped in the balcony of Uphaar cinema in Green Park area of south Delhi, died of asphyxia when a fire broke out during the screening of the movie ‘Border’.
In a case related to alleged tampering of evidence in the Uphaar cinema fire case, a city court Saturday asked all accused to appear before it on the next dates of hearing — August 16 and 18. Uphaar cinema proprietors Sushil Ansal and Gopal Ansal, along with five others — Anoop Singh, Prem Prakash Batra, […]
Neelam Krishnamoorthy had gone to the court for attending the trial proceedings in the 1997 Uphaar fire tragedy case. The accused were charged for passing lewd remarks against her and clicking her photographs.
“The material gave rise to strong suspicion that accused committed the offence for which charges were rightly framed,” the bench said.
Uphaar fire tragedy: Gopal Ansal was asked by the apex court to surrender within four weeks.
The judge had held the brothers were “in real and effective control of the theatre and management of the company”.
The theatre has never seen light since the night electricity snapped. The only way to enter today is a small gate at the back.
In a big relief for industrialists Gopal and Sushil Ansal, the Supreme Court on Wednesday let the brothers walk free without any further jail term in the 1997 Uphaar fire tragedy, which had claimed 59 lives and left more than a hundred injured.
A plea has been moved by Ansal in the court seeking its nod to travel to London from June 16-20 and to New York on June 20-27.
Association contended that since the Ansals have been convicted by the SC, they cannot leave the country without the permission of the apex court.
Ansals were more concerned about making money than ensuring safety of people: SC
Family members hold prayer meet in memory of 59 people who died in the theatre 15 years ago.
Kanth was exempted from his personal appearance before court on account of an ankle fracture.
The Delhi High Court allowed criminal prosecution of Ansal brothers for allegedly tampering with evidence in Uphaar fire tragedy case.
CBI sought more time from a Delhi court to file its reply to the plea of victims of Uphaar fire tragedy challenging the clean chit given to former IPS officer Amod Kanth.