West Bengal CID arrested Ruia Group chairman Pavan Ruia from his New Delhi residence for his alleged involvement in the fire incident at the closed unit of Jessop & Co factory at Dum Dum in Kolkata.
The state government and the fire department had filed non-bailable FIRs against Pawan Ruia shortly after ordering a CID probe into the incident of fire which gutted the paint shop and coach factory section of the 196-year old factory on October 16 this year.
Shortly after ordering a CID probe into the incident of fire which gutted the Jessop & Co factory at Dum Dum in Kolkata, the state government and the fire department have filed non-bailable FIRs against its promoter Pawan Ruia, opening up a debate about the ownership of the company.
While the state government moved ahead to issue FIRs against Ruia terming him to be in-charge of Jessop, the Ruia Group bounced back stating that he is no longer associated with the company.
(With inputs from agencies)