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Rajkot fire tragedy: Prakash Hiran, missing game zone partner confirmed dead

The Gujarat government formed a Special Investigation Team (SIT) for a probe into the devastating fire incident at the game zone last week which killed 27 persons.

Reported By : Niraj Kumar Edited By : Raju Kumar
Rajkot
Updated on: May 28, 2024 21:36 IST
Rajkot TRP game zone after fire incident
Image Source : PTI Rajkot TRP game zone after fire incident

Prakash Hiran, a partner of the Rajkot-based TRP game zone where a fire incident took place in which 27 people were killed on May 25, was confirmed dead in the blaze at the recreation centre. DNA profile confirmed his death. He went missing after the deadly fire incident in Gujarat's Rajkot.

Fire tragedy: One more partner of Rajkot game zone arrested

In another development, the Gujarat police arrested one more partner of the TRP game zone. Dhaval Thakkar, the proprietor of Dhaval Corporation, which ran the TRP game zone along with five partners of Raceway Enterprises, was arrested from Abu Road in neighbouring Rajasthan.
 
Banaskantha Superintendent of Police Akshayraj Makwana said, with this, four persons have so far been arrested in connection with the fire incident at the game zone on Saturday.
 
"Thakkar was arrested from Abu Road in a joint operation carried out by the Rajkot and Banaskantha police last night," he added.
 
The police had earlier arrested Yuvrajsinh Solanki and Rahul Rathod, partners in the Raceway Enterprises, and game zone manager Nitin Jain. They were on Monday sent to 14-day police custody by a court in Rajkot.
 
The police have registered an FIR against six persons - Thakkar, Solanki, Rathod, and Raceway Enterprises partners Ashoksinh Jadeja, Kiritsinh Jadeja and Prakash Hiran - in connection with the fire incident.
 
They have been booked under Indian Penal Code sections 304 (culpable homicide not amounting to murder), 308 (attempt to commit culpable homicide), 337 (causing hurt by an act that endangers the life or personal safety of others), 338 (causing grievous hurt to a person by doing an act that endangers their life or personal safety) and 114 (someone present when offence is committed).
 
The state government  announced an ex gratia of Rs 4 lakh to the kin of each deceased. The central government has also announced an ex gratia of Rs 2 lakh to the next of kin of each deceased person.
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