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    FR Tower land owner Faruque gets bail

    A Dhaka court grants bail to land owner of FR Tower SMHI Faruque considering his illness and old age in two separate cases filed for illegal extension of the high rise building in the capital’s Banani.

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    ACC arrests land owner of FR Tower

    The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) yesterday arrested the land owner of Banani FR Tower SMHI Faruque in two separate cases filed over his alleged involvement in illegally extending the building.

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    FR Tower: Plot owner held for flouting building code

    The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) arrests SMHI Faruque, the land owner of FR Tower for his alleged connection to the illegal extension of Banani’s high rise building that caught fire in March.

  • Tasvir Ul Islam

    FR Tower: Owner held for flouting building code

    The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) yesterday arrested one of the owners of Banani FR Tower, Tasvir Ul Islam, in connection with a case filed over his alleged involvement in illegally extending the building.

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    ACC arrests FR Tower owner Tasvirul

    Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) has arrested Tasvirul Islam, one of the owners of Banani’s FR Tower, in a case filed for his alleged involvement in illegally extending the high-rise building that caught fire in March.

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    FR Tower design forgery: Rajuk assistant director sent to jail

    A Dhaka court sends Assistant Director of Rajuk Shah Md Sadrul Alam to jail after rejecting his bail petition in connection with a case filed over design forgery of FR Tower in Dhaka’s Banani.

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    FR Tower design forgery: SC clears way for 2 Rajuk officials’ arrest

    The Supreme Court clears way for the Anti-Corruption Commission to arrest two officials of Rajdhani Unnayan Kartripakkha in a case filed for forgery over the design of FR Tower in Dhaka’s Banani.

  • FR Tower in Banani of Dhaka was ravaged by a huge fire

    FR Tower Design Forgery: HC orders two Rajuk officials to surrender

    The High Court yesterday directed two Rajuk officials to surrender before a lower court in six weeks in connection with a case filed for forgery over the design of FR Tower.

  • FR Tower in Banani of Dhaka was ravaged by a huge fire

    FR Tower design: Rajuk ex-chairman asked to surrender

    The HC has directed former Chairman of Rajdhani Unnayan Katripakkha (Rajuk) Eng KM Harun and its two existing officials to surrender before a lower court in six weeks in a corruption case filed for forging a design for the construction of FR Tower.

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    FR Tower: It had no approval above 18 storey

    The controversial 23-storey FR Tower in the capital’s Banani had no approval for floors above 18, said Housing and Public Works Minister SM Rezaul Karim yesterday, citing findings of a ministerial probe committee.

  • Puzzle of 5 floors

    While the 23-storey FR Tower on Kemal Ataturk Avenue has a foundation for 18 storeys, around a dozen other high rises on the same street are taller than permissible height but Rajuk has been silent about this all along, said government high officials.

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    Hero fireman's final farewell

    “I am dying…visit me at the hospital if you can,” were the final words he uttered to his mother, Halima Begum, over phone on the very day he was critically injured during the FR Tower rescue operation.

  •  Casualties could have been less if victims could use emergency exit of FR Tower; death toll rises to 25

    FR Tower Building Plan: Rajuk violated own rules to approve it

    Violating the then building rules, Rajuk in December 1996 approved an 18-storey high-rise in Banani, where the FR Tower stands today.

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    ACC sends letters to 9 govt bodies seeking info on FR Tower

    The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) sends letters to nine different government authorities seeking information on the “irregularities and corruption” in Banani’s FR Tower which caught fire on last Thursday.

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    FR Tower not safe for use now

    The 23-storey FR Tower is not safe for use now as it was damaged in Thursday's fire that claimed 26 lives, experts said.

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