The flames of ‘Mundka incident’ are not calming down, ‘AAP’ again targets BJP, says – MCD distributed illegal licenses to party goons


New Delhi: The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) has targeted the BJP in the Mundka fire case that killed 27 people in the national capital Delhi. AAP leader Atishi blamed the BJP for providing illegal licenses to its goons. He questioned how Manish Lakra, the main accused in the Mundka fire incident, got permission to carry on business activities? He accused the BJP of giving illegal licenses to its goons and extorting money from the people of Delhi. The AAP leader has demanded a probe into how the BJP-led Municipal Corporation (MCD) granted licenses and how many more such activities are still going on.

You leader said, “I want to ask BJP, as per law commercial activities are not allowed in Lal Dora extension area, then how did Manish Lakra get license? With whose permission he started commercial activities in Mundka Bhawan. BJP is involved in this, and only There are two activities: to extort illegally from the people of Delhi and to protect and support the goons of our party by all means.”

He said that the BJP has distributed such illegal licenses to their leaders, goons and councilors across Delhi. “Today, if any building in Delhi catches fire or collapses due to illegal construction, who will be responsible for that? Only BJP will be responsible,” he said.

Atishi further said, “In the last 15 years, MCD is under BJP and is promoting all kinds of illegal activities. Today AAP is demanding a probe as to how BJP’s municipal corporation allowed illegal activities in Lal Dora extension area. Also, investigation should be started to find out how many more such illegitimate licenses have been given by the BJP Municipal Corporation, which is endangering the lives of the people of Delhi.”

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A massive fire broke out in a four-storey building in west Delhi on the evening of May 13, in which 27 people lost their lives. The fire was brought under control after a struggle of more than seven hours. Also, 12 people who were injured were taken to Sanjay Gandhi Hospital for further treatment.

According to reports, there were more than 70 people in the building when the fire broke out on the first floor and engulfed the entire building soon after. Police personnel said some people were saved by breaking windows and using ropes.

Following this development on May 14, Delhi Police arrested the company’s owners Harish Goyal and Varun Goel, who owned a firm on the first floor of the building and manufactured CCTV cameras and Wi-Fi routers. FIR against them under IPC 304 (culpable homicide not amounting to murder), 308 (attempt to culpable homicide), 120 (concealment of design to commit offense punishable with imprisonment), and 34 (for furtherance of acts committed by several persons) was recorded. common intention). The owner of the building, Manish Lakra, has also been sent to police custody for two days for further investigation.

first published:May 17, 2022, 7:43 pm

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