The massive fire that broke out in Delhi's Bawana industrial area on January 21 which caused the deaths of 17 people, including 10 women. Photograph:( Others )
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.