Bangladesh Factory Fire: The owner of the Bangladesh factory that caught fire has been arrested on charges of murder. Child labor was also done in this factory.
So far 52 people have died due to fire in a Bangladesh factory. While dozens of people have been injured. In the case, the police have arrested the owner of the factory and a case has been registered against him under murder. There is news that even children up to the age of 11 used to work in this factory.
Of the eight people arrested by the police till Saturday, four are the sons of the factory owner (Bangladesh Factory Fire Today). The fire started on Thursday and could be extinguished after about a day. Since children also used to work in the factory, a separate investigation has been started under child labor. So far, information has been given about getting the bodies of 49 people.
The name of this factory is Hashim Food and Beverage, which is located in Roopganj. The dead were taken by ambulance to the mortuary. Many of these cannot be identified. While there is a crowd of people on the streets (Fire in Factory). Many of these people are searching for their loved ones who used to work in the factory and are missing after the fire.
CID Special Superintendent of Police Romana Akhtar says that samples of bones and teeth are being collected at Dhaka Medical College Hospital (Bangaldesh Factory Fire Death Toll). Which will later be matched with the families of the employees. This factory is in Narayanganj district, where police chief Zaidul Alam told that the door was closed at the time of the fire and many rules have been violated in the factory.
According to the news agency AFP, the police chief said, ‘This murder was intentional.’ However, more arrests will be made in the coming time. Officials said that the rescue operation is over. But the biggest concern is that many people are still missing (Bangladesh Food Factory Fire). The country’s Labor Minister has also said that after getting information about child labor in the factory, its investigation has been started.
He told that two of the survivors undergoing treatment in the hospital are 14 years old. While a woman says that her 11-year-old nephew also used to work in the factory, who is missing. Human Rights Organization says that this is not the first case of child labor in Bangladesh, but even today children are working in many factories.