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Armanitola fire: Probe report against eight on Jun 10

 Staff Correspondent daily-bangladesh.com

 Published: 07:56 PM, 24 April 2021  

A fire broke out at the six-storey Haji Musa Mansion building in Armanitola around 3:15 am on Thursday

A fire broke out at the six-storey Haji Musa Mansion building in Armanitola around 3:15 am on Thursday

A court in Dhaka has fixed June 10 for submitting an investigation report against eight people, including the owner of the building, Mushtaq Ahmed Chishti, in connection with a chemical storage fire at the Haji Musa Mansion building in the capital’s Armanitola in Old Dhaka. 

Dhaka Metropolitan Magistrate Begum Mahmuda Akhter fixed the date on Saturday after receiving the statement of the case. 

Earlier on Friday, Bangshal Police Station SI Mohammad Ali Sikder filed a case against eight people. Another 15 to 20 unidentified people have been accused in the case.

The other accused are Mostafizur Rahman, Mostafa, Gaffar, Sayeed, Firoz, Tareq, Bappi.

The fire broke out at the six-storey Haji Musa Mansion building in Armanitola around 3:15 am on Thursday. So far, four bodies have been recovered from the incident. At least 22 people, including three firefighters, were injured. They have been sent to different hospitals.

Upon receiving the news, at first six and later when the gruesomeness increased, four more fire service units were sent. Later, a total of 19 units of fire service brought the fire under control around 8:30 am on Friday after a three-hour attempt.

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