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Jessop factory fire case: West Bengal CID arrests Pavan Ruia from Delhi

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.

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Kanishk Sharma | Updated on: 10 Dec 2016, 02:47:29 PM
Ruia Group chairman Pawan Ruia. (Getty Images)

New Delhi:

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)

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First Published : 10 Dec 2016, 02:06:00 PM

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