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Karol Bagh inferno: 3D Laser Imaging photos tell tale of destruction

Karol Bagh inferno: 3D Laser Imaging photos tell tale of destruction

New Delhi: The Delhi Police on Friday continued their investigation on the Karol Bagh's hotel fire case where 17 persons died, two accused were once again taken to the spot for scene reconstruction. Meanwhile, the use of 3D Laser Imaging continued at the spot to collect a sequence of events. According to police, the photos which were clicked by through the 3D Laser Imaging revealed that room number 109 from where the fire started was completely damaged. "The impact of the fire was such that fan the melted down and the room was totally damaged," said an investigator.

Police claimed that they have taken pictures of ground, terrace and first floor of the house for the investigation. "Later we can ask concerned agency to give us the details regarding the building plan through which we can check whether the hotel had done any height violation," said police officer adding that with the help of 3D Laser Imaging they can know regarding the violation.

The officer further claimed that the accused had given them their versions regarding the incident like from where the fire started, where were they and other details.

Delhi Police Crime Branch issued Look Out Circular (LOC) against the two persons including the owner of the hotel Arpit Palace. At the time of the incident in Arpit Palace, 60 guests and 12 hotel employees were present and more than 30 rooms were occupied. Hotel stairs had wooden cascading and there were many combustible materials inside the hotel which acted as a catalyst in spreading the fire.

Police claimed that for making walls and partition between two rooms plastic and combustible materials were used."

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