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Stephen Court owner arrested from Uttar Pradesh

Five months after 43 people were killed when a fire razed the Stephen Court building in the wine-and-dine hub Park Street here, the owner of the century-old heritage was today arrested in Uttar Pradesh.

kolkata Updated: Aug 25, 2010 01:46 IST

Five months after 43 people were killed when a fire razed the Stephen Court building in the wine-and-dine hub Park Street here, the owner of the century-old heritage was today arrested in Uttar Pradesh.

"Sanjay Bagaria was arrested from Saharanpur in Uttar Pradesh. He will be produced in a court there and will be
taken on transit remand," Joint Commissioner of Police (Crime) Damayanti Sen told PTI.

Asked what action would be taken against him, Sen said, "He has been absconding for a long time. We will
interrogate him and only then we can know about the nature of his involvement."

Six persons, including three directors of the building were issued charge sheets. Liftman Tarun Bagaria and
caretakers Ram Shankar Singh and Joy Praksh Singh were arrested earlier.