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Delwar Hossain

Delwar's fallen workers

The tragedy of Tazreen Fashions on November 24, 2012, shattered the whole nation. Delwar Hossain, the owner, managed to avoid arrest or even face any criminal charges until December 2013. After the incident, there had been two cases registered with the Ashulia Police Station by the Ashulia police and in both the cases Delwar Hossain was not made accused in any manner. The language of both the FIRs was somewhat sarcastic and smacked of political influence. The whole blame...

End Tuba Group workers' woes

End Tuba Group workers' woes

A group of civil society organisations yesterday urged the government and garment factory owners' association to resolve the standoff over unpaid wages of Tuba Group workers without any further delay. Otherwise, the hunger strike enforced by the workers for two weeks now could snowball into a nationwide movement, they said. “If a countrywide movement is...

Tuba Group Crisis

Delwar freed amid outcry

Delwar freed amid outcry

Tuba Group owner Delwar Hossain was freed from jail on bail yesterday though the government pledged to block his release. Delwar had been detained in jail since February in a case linked with a 2012 fire that killed 112 people at Tazreen Fashions, a garment unit of Tuba Group, in Ashulia on the outskirts...

People rise for Tuba workers

People rise for Tuba workers

Rights and political activists yesterday demanded the full payment of all dues of the Tuba Group garment workers and cancellation of the bail of the group's Managing Director Delwar Hossain, saying the labourers could not be used as hostage to ensure his release from jail. The demands came from a human chain of Sangkhuddho...

Tuba MD freed from jail on bail

Tuba MD freed from jail on bail

Tuba Group Managing Director Delwar Hossain, who was in jail in connection with Tazreen Fashions fire case, was freed on bail this evening. Golam Haidar, deputy inspector general (prisons), told The Daily Star that he got necessary papers in his hand at around 6:00pm and freed him around 8:00pm.    The Tuba MD was sent to...

Govt to challenge Delwar's bail

Govt to challenge Delwar's bail

The government has decided to challenge a High Court order that had granted bail to Tazreen Fashions Limited owner Delwar Hossain over a deadly fire at the factory in November 2012, which killed 112 workers. A process to file an appeal with the Supreme Court is underway, acting Attorney General Murad Reza told The...

40 RMG workers fall sick in Badda demo

At least 40 workers of a garment factory who were observing a hunger strike since yesterday in an ongoing demonstration in capital's Badda area fell sick on Wednesday. Several hundred readymade garment factory workers of Toba Group started demonstrating in front of their factory there on Eid day yesterday. Among the sick, five agitating workers were taken to a local community clinic as their physical condition took a critical turn, a participant, Monir, told The Daily Star. Around 200 workers are observing...

Tazreen chairperson sent to jail

Tazreen chairperson sent to jail

A Dhaka court today sent Mahmuda Akter, chairperson of Tazreen Fashions Ltd, to jail rejecting her bail petition in a homicide case. Senior Judicial Magistrate Kazi Shahidul Islam passed the order when Mahmuda sought the bail through her lawyer after surrendering before the court.   On March 20, the District and Sessions Judge's Court cancelled Mahmuda's bail and asked her to surrender in 15 days before the Senior Judicial Magistrate Court that granted her bail. Earlier today, in line with the court directives, Mahmuda surrendered before the court.   The case was filed over a deadly fire incident at the factory on November 24, 2012, that killed at least 112 readymade garment workers...

Magistrate asked to explain action

Magistrate asked to explain action

A Dhaka court yesterday warned of legal action against a magistrate for an "incomplete" order on a bail petition of Tazreen Fashions chairperson in a homicide case. The case was filed over a deadly fire at the factory in November 2012, which killed 112 workers. Judge Md Abdul Majid of the Dhaka District and Sessions Judge's Court asked Senior Judicial Magistrate Tajul Islam to explain in 15 days why legal action would not be taken against him for his February 9 order. The court also ordered Tajul to appear before it to offer his explanation. Meantime, Judge Md Abdul Majid cancelled the bail of Tazreen Chairperson Mahmuda Akhter and asked her to surrender...

Magistrate warned of action for ‘incomplete’ order on Tazreen chairman's bail

Magistrate warned of action for ‘incomplete’ order on Tazreen chairman's bail

A Dhaka court today warned of legal action against a magistrate for "incomplete" order on a bail petition of Tazreen Fashions Ltd chairman in a homicide case filed after a deadly fire at the factory which killed 112 workers. Judge Md Abdul Majid of the Court of District and Sessions Judges also cancelled the...

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