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Probe report in case over FR Tower fire September 11

  • Published at 06:54 pm August 4th, 2019
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Fire Service working to douse the fire at FR Tower of Banani in Dhaka on Thursday, March 28, 2019 Mahmud Hossain Opu/Dhaka Tribune

Dhaka Metropolitan Magistrate Devdas Chandra Adhikari set the date as investigation officer failed to submit the report on Sunday

 A Dhaka court has set September 11 to submit probe report in the case lodged over deadly inferno in FR Tower in capital’s Banani area on March 28 this year.

Dhaka Metropolitan Magistrate Devdas Chandra Adhikari set the date as investigation officer failed to submit the report on Sunday.


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A total of 26 people were killed and 73 others injured in the fire that quickly engulfed the 22-storey building on Road-17 at Kamal Ataturk Avenue area in Banani.

Banani Police Box in-charge sub-inspector Milton Dutta filed the case on March 30 with Banani Police Station.


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Police made Tasvir Ul Islam, one of the owners of FR Tower, SMHI Faruque, the land owner of the building, and Rupayan Group chairman Liyakat Ali Khan Mukul, accused in the case.

They have been blamed for collusion in causing loss of lives and properties with evil intention, causing loss of lives, severe injuries and damage to properties in fire caused by severe negligence, in the case.