Karol Bagh fire: Hotel manager arrested, case transferred to Crime Branch

  • 5 years ago
After 17 people died in a fire at Hotel Arpit Palace in New Delhi’s Karol Bagh, the police said they have transferred the case to the Crime Branch. The hotel’s general manager and the manager have been arrested and search is on for the owner who is on the run.
On Monday, a fire broke out in the early hours at the Hotel Arpit Palace. Several people in the locality said they remembered screams piercing the early morning silence. Most of the people died due to asphyxiation.