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Uphaar cinema fire case: No relief for Gopal Ansal, SC asks him to surrender immediately

Uphaar cinema fire case: No relief for Gopal Ansal, SC asks him to surrender immediately

The Supreme Court today refused Gopal Ansal's plea seeking more time to surrender and asked him to undergo rest of the jail term in the 1997 Uphaar cinema fire tragedy case

Uphaar fire tragedy: Gopal Ansal fails to get relief from Supreme Court, asked to surrender by March 20

Uphaar fire tragedy: Gopal Ansal fails to get relief from Supreme Court, asked to surrender by March 20

Uphaar theatre owner Gopal Ansal, failed to get any relief from the Supreme Court, as his plea against his jail-term was dismissed by the top court on Wednesday.

Uphaar case: Supreme Court to hear plea of Gopal Ansal

The Supreme Court today agreed to hear on March 3 the fresh plea of real estate baron Gopal Ansal seeking modification of its verdict asking him to serve the remaining jail term in the Uphaar fire case.

Uphaar fire tragedy: Supreme Court to set up bench for hearing review pleas

The Supreme Court today assured the victims' association of 1997 Uphaar fire tragedy that it would soon set up a bench to hear the pleas seeking review of its 2015 verdict, under which real estate barons Sushil and Gopal Ansal were required to serve two years jail term, if they failed to pay Rs 30 crore each as fine in the matter.

1997 Uphaar fire tragedy was culpable homicide: Legal experts

The Uphaar fire tragedy was culpable homicide which was reduced to that of mere negligence.

In Uphaar case, punishment limited by law: SC

 The Supreme Court has said that the magnitude of the Uphaar fire tragedy may call for "higher sentence" but it could not go beyond the choices under the law while sentencing brothers and real estate barons Sushil and Gopal Ansal who own the Uphaar cinema hall.