Chawkbazar fire case probe report on Oct 3

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