Decided on July 07,2020

Atul Vinodkumar Gorsawala Appellant


B.N.KARIA,J. - (1.) This application is filed by the applicant under Section 439 of Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973 (hereinafter referred to as "the Code" for short) for enlarging him on regular bail in connection with the FIR being C.R. No. I?246 of 2019 registered with Sarthana Police Station, Dist: Surat for the offence punishable under Section 304, 308, 465, 467,468, 471 and 114 of the Indian Penal Code.
(2.) Heard learned Sr. Advocate Mr. S.V. Raju assisted by learned advocate Mr. Nandish Thackar appearing for the applicant, learned Public Prosecutor Mr. Mitesh Amin for the respondent?State and learned advocate Mr. Ashish Dagli for the original victim.
(3.) The aforesaid FIR is filed by one Mr. Ayubbhai Adambhai Vadgama, Police Sub Inspector, Sarthana Police Station, Surat. It is stated that when the complainant was on duty, he got the information from his superior officer to reach at the Shopping Center Takshasila Arcade, near Sarthana Jakatnaka where the fire took place. The complainant, therefore, reached at the place of incident with his police personnel and he noticed that one firefighter was also present at the place of incident. It is further stated that whole building of Takshasila Arcade caught into fire and the boys and girls who were on the fourth floor of the said building started screaming and after that some of the boys and girls started jumping from the building. At that time, complainant and other police personnel tried to stop them by shouting. It is further stated that the crowd gathered at the place of incident tried to save the boys and girls who jumped from the building. On the basis of the information given by the Surat City Police Controlroom various firefighter vehicles reached at the place of incident. Thereafter, they tried to control the situation. It is further stated that after the control of fire by the firefighters, the complainant inquired at the place of incident. During the inquiry, it was revealed that illegal structure has been carried out by accused Harsulbhai Vakariya and Jignesh Savjibhai Pagdal. The said premises was given to one Mr. Bhargav Butani on rent. It is alleged that Bhargav Butani was running the classes. Because of the illegal structure on fourth floor of terrace of the building and since no fire safety equipments were installed and in absence of fire exit, the incident has taken place.;

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