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Building owners jailed over Dhaka fire tragedy

Two building owners have been jailed following a fire which took the lives of over 70 people in Bangladesh.

The blaze broke out at Chawkbazar in Old Dhaka on 20 February.

The two owners of Wahed Mansion, from where it is claimed the fire started, have been sent to jail after surrendering before court.

Their bail petitions were rejected, and the court is to fix a date for hearing a case for remand by the lead investigating officer.

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