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Hotel owner held over Chawkbazar fire 

Senior Correspondent | banglanews24.com
Update: 2022-08-16 13:43:10
Hotel owner held over Chawkbazar fire 

A man has been arrested in connection with the death of six people in a fire at a plastic factory and a restaurant in Chawkbazar of Old Dhaka on Tuesday (August 16).

The arrestee has been identified as Fakar Uddin, owner of the Barishal Hotel and Restaurant.

Police detained him from Keraniganj's Subhadya area.

Md Jafar Hossain, deputy commissioner of DMP’s Lalbag zone, confirmed the matter.

He said that the police are conducting operations to arrest the owner of the building and the owner of the plastic factory.

Earlier, police filed a case over the incident on Monday night.

Six people were killed as a devastating fire tore through a building that houses a plastic factory and a restaurant in Chawkbazar of Old Dhaka on Monday.

Several people were also reported to have remained missing in the incident.

BDST: 1343 HRS, Aug 16, 2022
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