FIR lodged against Mojo and 1 Above owners today by BMC under MRTP

Yug Tuli
Nagpur/Mumbai: The Mumbai civic body, Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation, today (Saturday) filed police complaints against Kamala Mills,’1 Above’ pub and Mojo’s Bistro for illegal construction, a day after 14 people were killed in a fire in a building at the compound. The BMC has also filed against P22, a food joint in Raghuvanshi Mills.

Three separate FIRs are being registered under the Maharashtra Regional Town Planning Act for allegedly making illegal construction, police said.

The accused in the FIR include Ramesh Govani of Kamala Mills, Yug Pathak, of Mojo – son of former Commissioner of police KK Pathak and Yug Tuli of Mojo, and Hratesh Sanghvi, Jigar Sanghvi and Abhijeet Manka of C Grade Hospitality, which manages the 1 Above.

“We have received complaint from BMC officials after they found violation of MRTP act. We are registering three separate cases and will be naming the directors of the establishments,”said S. Jaykumar, Additional commissioner of police, central region.

Police are already on the look out for owners and employees of 1 Above and others, who have been booked under IPC sections 304 (culpable homicide not amounting to murder), 337 (causing hurt by act endangering life or personal safety of others) and 338 (causing grievous hurt by act endangering life or personal safety of others).

No Police case or FIR has been lodged against promoters of Mojos.

“We are in constant touch with the police officers and BMC officials and are co operating completely in the investigations” said Yug Tuli in conversation with NT.