The court allowed bail to three other accused in the case on Sunday
A Dhaka court on Monday granted bail to two accused in a case lodged over a devastating fire at Hazi Musa Mansion in Old Dhaka’s Armanitola area recently, killing six people and injuring 20 others on April 23.
The two accused are Hazi Musa Mansion owner Mostak Ahmed Chishti and Tarikuzzaman.
Dhaka Additional Metropolitan Magistrate Hasibul Haque allowed them bail on Tk3,000 bond each. The same court on Sunday allowed bail to another three accused in the case.
The devastating fire that started around 3am on April 23 quickly spread through the building, before the fire service could bring it under control around 9am. Six people died in that blaze and 20 others injured seriously.
Police filed the case against eight named people, making the owner of the building as prime accused, and 15-20 other unnamed people with Bongshal police station.