Rajkot fire tragedy: HC to hear game zone case today, SIT to submit its report within 72 hours | Top developments

The five-member Special Investigation Team (SIT) formed by the state government to investigate the Rajkot fire incident has been asked to submit a report within 72 hours.

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The death toll in Gujarat's Rajkot Game Zone accident has increased to 33. This includes nine children. DNA test will be done to identify the dead bodies. For this, samples have been taken and brought to Gandhinagar. After matching the reports, dead bodies will be given to the families. State Chief Minister Bhupendra Patel has visited the spot along with Home Minister Harsh Sanghvi.

Rajkot game zone fire

A fire broke out in the TRP Game Zone on Nana Mova Road in Rajkot on Saturday evening. Police have so far rounded up ten people including the owner and manager of the game zone in this incident. Game Zone was operated by Yuvraj Singh Solanki. Nitin Jain and Yajnesh Pathak were involved with him.

Rajkot Gaming zone without NOC

Rajkot Municipal Corporation Standing Committee Chairman Jatin Thakkar told Times of India that the TRP game Zone Fire was running without NOC and it had also not received any approval from the entertainment department of the corporation. The list of people who lost their lives in the Rajkot fire has not been released yet, the situation will be clear only after the bodies are identified.

After the disclosure of the corporation, the question is being raised as to whose final say this TRP game zone was being operated. The question is also that the game zone was running for one and a half years, it was branded on a large scale, then why did the corporation not know about it.

Death toll rises

A total of 33 people, including 12 children below the age of 12 years, died tragically in a massive fire in TRP 'Game Zone' of Rajkot on Saturday evening. The bodies have been completely burnt. In such a situation, it is difficult to identify them. According to the police, due to school holidays, a large number of children had come to TRP Game Zone to have fun with their parents. A five-member SIT was formed to investigate this accident. He was entrusted with the responsibility of investigating the entire matter.

The bench said, 'At the initial stage it seems that this accident is a man-made disaster. The court further said that a stock of highly inflammable substances like petrol, fiber and fiber glass sheets was kept in the Rajkot Game Zone, where the fire broke out. The court has listed the suo motu petition for further hearing on Monday.

HC to hear Rajkot gaming zone fire case today 

HC to hear the case of Gujarat's Rajkot TRP Game Zone today, where a fire incident resulted in the death of 33 people. 

SIT to submit report within 72 hours 

The five-member Special Investigation Team (SIT) formed by the state government to investigate the Rajkot fire incident has been asked to submit a report within 72 hours. However, the members held a meeting with the local adminstration in the early hours of May 26. 

PM Modi announces compensation 

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has announced, 2 lakh to the family members of the deceased and Rs 50,000 as a compensation to the injured.