Banani fire: Tasvir, Faruque on seven-day remand

Banani fire: Tasvir, Faruque on seven-day remand

Dhaka Metropolitan Magistrate Sabbir Yasir Ahsan Chowdhury passed the order on Sunday, rejecting bail pleas filed by the arrestees.

Earlier in the day, Investigation Officer of Detective Branch (DB) of Police Jalal Uddin produced the duo before the court with 10-day remand pleas for each of them.

Meanwhile, their lawyer Tuhin Hawlader filed bail pleas with the court.

Faruque, landowner of Banani’s FR Tower, was arrested from Bashundhara residential area around 1:45am on Sunday while Tasvir– one of the owners of the illegally occupied floors in FR Tower – was arrested from his home in Baridhara around 10:45 pm on Saturday.

At least 26 people were killed and dozens others injured in the fire which broke out in Banani’s FR Tower on March 28.

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