Two AMRI senior officials granted bail

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 10, 2012 - 23:43

Kolkata: A city court on Tuesday granted bail to
two senior officials of AMRI hospital, where over 90 people
died in a devastating fire last December.

District sessions judge of Alipore Sudeb Mitra granted
bail to Sanjib Pal and DN Agarwal.

A devastating fire broke out in the basement of AMRI
hospital`s seven-storied centrally air-conditioned annexe
building in the early hours of December 9.

More than 90 people, most of them patients, were
suffocated to death from poisonous smoke that entered the
floors through the AC ducts.

Of the 13 people - nine directors and four employees -
arrested on charge of culpable homicide not amounting to
murder, 11 have so far been enlarged on bail.

Three other accused directors of the hospital are
absconding.

PTI



First Published: Tuesday, April 10, 2012 - 23:43

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