Banani FR Tower Fire

December 18, 2019
December 18, 2019

FR Tower: Rajuk ex-chief engineer gets bail on health grounds

The High Court grants bail to former chief engineer of Rajdhani Unnayan Kartripakkha (Rajuk) Saidur Rahman in a case filed over forgery in the design of Banani’s FR Tower that was ravaged by a deadly fire in March this year.

August 29, 2019
August 29, 2019

Rajuk assistant director gets bail

Rajuk Assistant Director Shah Md Sadrul Alam, who was arrested in a case filed over design manipulation of Banani’s FR Tower, has secured bail from a Dhaka court.

August 20, 2019
August 20, 2019

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.

August 19, 2019
August 19, 2019

FR Tower owner Tasvir Ul Islam gets bail

A Dhaka court grants ad-interim bail to Tasvir Ul Islam, one of the owners of Banani FR Tower, in connection with a case filed over his alleged involvement in illegally extending the building.

August 18, 2019
August 18, 2019

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.

July 30, 2019
July 30, 2019

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.

July 29, 2019
July 29, 2019

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.

May 23, 2019
May 23, 2019

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.

April 11, 2019
April 11, 2019

FR Tower owner Tasvirul gets bail

A Dhaka court grants bail to Tasvirul Islam, one of the owners of FR Tower in a case filed over the fire that ripped through the high-rise, killing 26 last month.

April 10, 2019
April 10, 2019

Honouring a true hero

We are saddened by the premature death of Sohel Rana, the 25-year-old firefighter who saved many lives at the risk of losing his own during the Banani FR Tower fire on March 28.