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Mantralaya fire: Forensic report rules out sabotage

Jul 01, 2012 12:18 PM IST Politics Politics

New Delhi: A forensic report on Sunday ruled out sabotage as the cause behing the recent Maharashtra Mantralaya fire incident.

The report by the Central Forensic Science Laboratory (CFSL) stated that no extraneous incendiary material was found inside the Mantralaya building during their investigation. "Thereby prima facie we rule out sabotage as the cause of the fire," the report said.

A huge fire broke out at the Maharashtra Mantralaya building on June 21, that took an entire night and day to be doused.

The fire is supposed to have gutted several files in the government offices, including the Chief Minister's office, in the building.