New Delhi: Yesterday, Delhi Police arrested the third accused in the Mundka fire incident. Lakra was the owner of the building where 27 people were killed on 13th May in a fire incident near Mundka Metro station, New Delhi. Several people were also injured in the incident. Delhi Police informed that they arrest Manish Lakra after conducting multiple raids in Delhi and Haryana. With this, the total number of people arrested in the case has risen to three.
Delhi Police also informed that they would take the help of a forensic team to identify the bodies and that a First Investigation Report (FIR) had been registered. Sameer Sharma, DCP, Outer District said they had detained the owners of a CCTV camera and router manufacturing company that was operating on the first floor of the building that caught fire. He added that there are chances that more bodies may be recovered as the rescue operation was yet to be completed.
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