Police have arrested the owner of ‘Barishal Hotel and Restaurant’ in connection with the deadly fire incident that left 6 people dead in Kamalbag area of Old Dhaka’s Chawkbazar on Monday.
Rajiv Kumar Sarkar, sub-inspector (SI) of Chawkbazar Model Police Station, said Mohammad Fakhruddin was arrested from Keraniganj early Tuesday.
All the six dead were employees of the restaurant located on the ground floor of the four-storey building that caught fire Monday noon.
A case was filed against four people including the restaurant owner and the building owner at Chawkbazar police station on Monday night following a complaint from Mohammad Ali, the elder brother of deceased Rubel.
Meanwhile, the bodies have been kept at Mitford Hospital morgue for an autopsy. After autopsy the bodies of the victims, who have been identified, will be handed over to their relatives.
DNA samples will be collected from relatives of those deceased who have not been identified, added the officer.
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