Tazreen fire case
Delwar, wife land in jailNew Age Online
A senior judicial magistrate court in Dhaka on Sunday denied the bail petitions of Tazreen Fashions’ managing director Delwar Hossain and his wife Mahmuda Akter, also the chairman of the company, in a case over a devastating factory fire.
Both of them surrendered before the senior judicial magistrate court of Md Tajul Islam, this morning and filed bail petitions.
After hearing their bail petitions, Md Tajul Islam, rejected the prayers and ordered the authority to send them to jail as per the court warrant.
Dhaka Chief Judicial Magistrate court on Dec 31, took into cognisance the charges against 13 people, including Delwar Hossain and Mahmuda Akter in the case.
Earlier on Dec 22, the charges of 'committing homicide by negligence' were pressed by the Criminal Investigation Department against Tazreen Fashions managing director and his wife.
Besides, 11 other executives are also facing the long-awaited legal process in relation to death of more than 100 workers on November 24, 2012, in a devastating factory fire at Ashulia.
According to media report, six of the 13 accused including the managing director were shown as fugitives in the case and six had been granted bail.
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