By Express News ServiceBENGALURU: A 25-year-old man suffocated to death while four others escaped with injuries when a fire broke out in a furniture manufacturing factory in DJ Halli at 3.30am on Saturday.
DJ Halli police arrested factory owner Mansoor Khan and a case of negligence has been booked against him.
The deceased is Mullar, a native of Uttar Pradesh, and the injured are Gulmar, Nazeer, Muneer and Muzbair.
Police said Mullar ran into a toilet to save himself but suffocated to death.
The factory employed 10 workers, all from North India, and five of them were on leave when the incident took place.
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