Kamala Mills fire: 1Above pub owner held

Kamala Mills fire: 1Above pub owner held

Abhijeet Mankar, the owner of '1Above' pub, was arrested on Thursday in connection with the December 29 Kamala Mills fire that claimed 14 lives.

The 30-year-old hotelier was on the run along with co-owners of the pub, Kripesh Sanghvi and Jigar Sanghvi, since the day of the incident.

"Our team arrested owner of 1Above pub, Abhijeet Mankar, from Marine Lines in the early hours," said Ahmed Pathan, senior police inspector of N M Joshi Marg station.

On Wednesday night, Mumbai Police had arrested 1Above's Jigar and Kripesh Sanghvi from Andheri. During their interrogation, police got information about Mankar's whereabouts and apprehended him.

Yug Tulli, owner of Mojo's Bistro pub, is also on the run.

On December 29, fire had swept through 1Above 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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