May 18, 2022 2:45 am
The civic body will also initiate vigilance inquiry action against a junior engineer posted in the area in 2011-2012 when the building came up, North MCD commissioner Sanjay Goel told The Indian Express.
May 18, 2022 9:57 am
Mundka fire investigation update: The building owner, Manish Lakra, was arrested two days after the fire killed 27 and was in judicial custody since then.
May 16, 2022 10:38 pm
Sushil Gautam was posted as inspector on Friday, the same day the fire broke out. His predecessor Sandeep Kumar Kaushik was relieved on May 4, and from then till May 13, the post was vacant.
May 17, 2022 1:28 am
So far, only eight out of the 27 bodies have been identified and the rest are not just “highly charred”, but also have no jewellery or clothes that can help with identification.
May 16, 2022 5:55 am
Police also found that the Goel brothers, who ran the company Cofe Impex Private Limited where the fire started, were shifting operations to a new, bigger office in Noida. The duo have been arrested as well.
May 16, 2022 5:49 am
In the run-up to the 2015 Delhi Assembly polls, BJP candidate from Mundka, Master Azad Singh, had used the building as his poll office.
May 16, 2022 7:36 am
Among the eight identified on Saturday, two women from the colony — Ranju Devi (34) and her distant relative Yashoda Devi (35) — lived in adjacent lanes, a few decrepit houses separating theirs.
May 16, 2022 7:38 am
Like several other family members of victims who died in the blaze, Ismail (27) went from the mortuary to the emergency care unit of Sanjay Gandhi Memorial Hospital several times on Sunday, hoping to find some trace of his sister.
May 15, 2022 12:21 pm
Deputy commissioner of police of Outer District Sameer Sharma confirmed that the absconding owner of the building, Manish Lakra, was arrested by a team after conducting multiple raids in Delhi and Haryana.
May 15, 2022 7:47 am
They recalled they first started to panic when electricity in the building was cut-off, and as people tried to make their way downstairs from the only exit, they noticed smoke coming from the bottom.
May 14, 2022 5:37 pm
27 dead, several missing after fire engulfs commercial building near Delhi's Munka Metro Station