16 Aug 2022, 17:40

Restaurant owner remanded over 6 deaths in Chawkbazar fire

DHAKA, August 16, 2022 (BSS) - A court here today placed one Md Fakhar Uddin, 
owner of Barishal Hotel and Restaurant, in a case lodged over the death of 
his six staff in a deadly fire that ripped through a four-storey building in 
old Dhaka's Chawkbazar area on Monday.

Dhaka Metropolitan Magistrate Mohammad Jasim passed the order as police 
produced Fakhar before the court and pleaded to place him on seven-day 

The fire, believed to be originated from a plastic product factory situated 
in the building, quickly engulfed the whole infrastructure, killing the six 
hotel staff on the ground floor of the building.

Police arrested Fakhar from Subhadya area of Keraniganj early today.

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