Kamala Mills fire: '1Above' pub owners arrested after massive manhunt

On December 29, a massive fire had swept through the '1 Above' and adjacent Mojo's Bistro resto pub in Kamala Mills compound in central Mumbai. Photograph:( Reuters )

Mumbai, Maharashtra, India Jan 11, 2018, 01.29 AM (IST)

A fortnight after a major fire ripped out Kamala Mills, Mumbai police arrested owners of ‘1 above’restaurant on Thursday morning.

The two brothers, Jigar Sanghavi and Kripesh Sanghavi were arrested from Andheri area after a massive manhunt was launched to locate them.

A day after the tragedy, police had issued "lookout notices" against two co-owners of the rooftop pub.

On Wednesday, Mumbai police had arrested Juhu-based hotelier Vishal Kariya for sheltering three owners of '1 Above' pub - Kripesh Sanghvi, Jigar Sanghvi and Abhijeet Mankar - at his Juhu residence.

The trio was earlier booked for culpable homicide not amounting to murder and other offences under the Indian Penal Code.

Vishal Kariya was arrested after the police seized a vehicle belonging to Abhijeet Mankar.

The Mumbai police have sent the managers of the pub '1 Above' Kevin Bawa and Lisbon Lopezto to judicial custody till January 22nd.

On December 29, a massive fire had swept through the '1 Above' and adjacent Mojo's Bistro resto pub in Kamala Mills compound in central Mumbai, resulting in the death of 14 people.

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The Mumbai police have sent the managers of the pub '1 Above' Kevin Bawa and Lisbon Lopezto to judicial custody till January 22nd.