Design disorder found in FR tower making

Design disorder found in FR tower making

 Staff Correspondent daily-bangladesh.com

 Published: 11:08 AM, 29 March 2019   Updated: 06:39 PM, 29 March 2019

Photo: Collected

Photo: Collected

RAJUK Chairman Abdur Rahman said that FR tower on Road No. 17 of the capital was set up violating the approved design.

In an interview with an international media, he said that its design was approved for the construction of the 18 storied building on December 12, 1996, but it was later built 23 storied.

RAJUK chairman said, “We got it while we started study of the building information after the incident. Owners of the FR Tower, on February 23, 2005, presented another design to RAJUK, with which RAJU preserved designs do not match. Not only this, the building has a lot of deviation from the RAJUK approved original design of 1996.

In 2007, RAJUK also made a report. The people who were involved in the construction of the building all of them should be punished, he also said.

On Thursday noon, there was a fire broke out at 9th floor of 22 storied Banani FT Tower in thecapital. 25 units of fire service were working relentlessly for fire prevention and rescue of casualties. Many volunteer workers trained by the fire service, including the army, air force, navy, police, RAB, Red Crescent, participated in rescue operation. In this incident 25 people were killed and more than 70 were injured.

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