Accused in building collapse case arrested

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Ahmedabad, Feb 1 (PTI) One of the builders who wasbehind the construction of the building that collapsed lastweek in Kalupur area of the city, killing five people, wasarrested from Bharuch, city crime branch officials said heretoday.

"Salim Bata, has been arrested from Bharuch where hewas hiding after FIR was filed against him and two othersafter collapse of the building in Kalupur area," officialstold PTI.

Salim would be produced in court for obtaining hiscustody tomorrow, they said, adding that two other accused inthe building collapse case Munaf Bata and Hanif Bata, who arealso partners in the building were absconding.

Following the building collapse, the AhmedabadMunicipal Corporation (AMC) officials launched a crack down onillegal constructions in walled city area and have demolishednumber of such structures.

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