Bawana fire: Police files chargesheet against factory owner, 6 othershttps://indianexpress.com/article/cities/delhi/bawana-fire-police-files-chargesheet-against-factory-owner-6-others-5106085/

Bawana fire: Police files chargesheet against factory owner, 6 others

Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Gagandeep Singh, before whom the police filed the document, took cognisance of the charge sheet and summoned factory owner Manoj Jain, co-owner Lalit Goyal and five others as accused before it on April 4.

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A fire had broken out in the storage unit on the ground floor of the two-storey building in Bawana area on January 20. (Express File Photo)

Delhi Police on Wednesday filed a charge sheet in a city court against the owner of a firecracker factory in northwest Delhi, where 17 people were killed in a massive blaze earlier this year. Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Gagandeep Singh, before whom the police filed the document, took cognisance of the charge sheet and summoned factory owner Manoj Jain, co-owner Lalit Goyal and five others as accused before it on April 4.

A fire had broken out in the storage unit on the ground floor of the two-storey building in Bawana area on January 20 and engulfing the entire structure. Of the 17 killed, 10 were women. A man and woman were also injured in the incident.