Chawkbazar fire case probe report on Aug 29

Sun Online Desk

18th July, 2019 03:52:49 printer

Chawkbazar fire case probe report on Aug 29

A Dhaka court set August 29 for submitting probe report in the case filed over devastating fire in capital’s Chawkbazar on February 20.

Dhaka Additional Metropolitan Magistrate Qaisarul Islam set the date as investigation officer failed to submit the report today.

A total of 71 people were killed and many more were injured in the fire, which was originated from a building named Wahed Mansion. A local named Asif filed the case with Chawkbazar police station for causing loss of lives and properties by fire caused by negligence.

According to the case documents, two owners of Wahed Mansion, Md Hasan and his brother Sohel alias Shahid rented their house as godown of chemical and flammable materials for making extra profit, in spite of knowing about the risk of fire accidents.