DHAKA, A court here today set October 3 for
submitting probe report in the case filed over devastating fire in capital's
Chawkbazar on February 20.
Dhaka Additional Metropolitan Magistrate Keshab Roy Chowdhury set the
date as investigation officer failed to submit the report today.
A total of 71 people were killed and many more injured in the fire,
which was originated from a building named Wahed Mansion. A local named Asif
filed the case with Chawkbazar police station for causing loss of lives and
properties by fire caused by negligence.
According to the case documents, two owners of Wahed Mansion, Md Hasan
and his brother Sohel alias Shahid rented their house as godown of chemical
and flammable materials for making extra profit, in spite of knowing about
the risk of fire accidents.
Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha