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Tazreen MD, Chairman surrender, sent to jail

Tazreen MD, Chairman surrender, sent to jail

Dhaka – A court here on Sunday sent Managing director and owner of Tazreen Fashions Delwar Hossain and chairman of the company Mahmuda Akther to jail after rejecting their bail petitions in a case over the devastating fire in the garment factory that claimed over 100 lives in 2012.
Senior judicial magistrate Tajul Islam passed the order after a hearing on their bail petitions. Earlier in the morning, MD Delwar and his wife Mahmuda surrendered before the Dhaka Chief Judicial Magistrate court and submitted petitions seeking bail.A Dhaka court on December 31 issued warrants of arrest against six people, including the chairman and the managing director of Tazreen Fashions, in connection with the case.
Earlier on December 22, police submitted  chagesheet against 13 people, including the chairman and the managing director of the garment factory, for the devastating fire in the garment factory.
At least 112 people were killed and over 200 others suffered injury in the devastating fire that raged through the Tazreen Fashions at Nischintapur in Ashulia on the outskirts of capital Dhaka on November 24, 2012.
On November 25, a case was filed with Ashulia Police Station in connection with the fire. Later, the case was transferred to CID. – UNB

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