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.