Delhi

Hotel fire: owners forged documents, say police

Goel brothers, who owned hotel Arpit Palace where a fire killed 17 people in February, forged documents to get licences to run the hotel and their “only and prior” concern was to “make profit” and “earn money”, Delhi Police has told a court here.

In the 50-page chargesheet, the police has booked Rakesh Goel, his brother Sharad Indu Goel, hotel’s general manager Rajender Kumar and manager Vikas Kumar for various offences. The police have claimed that Goel brothers forged documents for obtaining Health Trade Licence, Fire Safety Certificate (NOC), licence to run the guest house, certificate for pest control, licence for running restaurant and other department licences.

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