Chawkbazar fire: Barishal Hotel owner held...

Chawkbazar fire: Barishal Hotel owner held

 Staff Correspondent daily-bangladesh.com

 Published: 01:46 PM, 16 August 2022   Updated: 06:09 PM, 16 August 2022

Fire broke out at a plastic factory and godown in Chawkbazar’s Debidas Lane area at around 12 pm on Monday, August 15; File Photo

Fire broke out at a plastic factory and godown in Chawkbazar’s Debidas Lane area at around 12 pm on Monday, August 15; File Photo

Fakhruddin, the owner of Barishal Hotel, has been arrested in connection with the fire at a plastic factory and godown in the Debidas Lane area in ​​Chawkbazar in the capital.

The police arrested him from Chawkbazar in the early morning on Tuesday, confirmed Abdul Qayyum, officer-in-charge (OC) of Chowkbazar police station.

He said that Mohammad Ali, the elder brother of Rubel, who was killed in the fire yesterday, filed a case with Chawkbazar Police Station as the plaintiff. Later, this morning, Barishal restaurant owner Fakhruddin was arrested.

Earlier, a fire broke out at a plastic factory and godown in Chawkbazar’s Debidas Lane area at around 12 pm on Monday. Upon receiving the information, 10 units of the fire service brought the fire under control at 2:00 pm after trying for 2.15 hours. Later, six bodies were recovered from that building.

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