So far 32 people were killed in connection with the explosion at the Baitus Salat Jame Mosque at Talla area in Narayanganj. In a latest move the Criminal Investigation Department (CID) has arrested eight officers and employees of Titas Gas Company in this connection.
DIG of CID Mainul Hasan delivered the information at a press conference on Saturday.
Earlier these officials of Titas were temporarily suspended due to their negligence in performing duties.
The arrested persons are- Titas Fatulla branch manager engineer Md. Sirajul Islam, deputy manager Mahmudur Rahman Rabbi, assistant engineer SM Hasan Shahriar, assistant engineer Manik Mia, senior supervisor Md. Munibur Rahman Chowdhury, senior developer Md. Ayub Ali, helper Md. Hanif Mia and worker Md. Ismail Prodhan.
The DIG of CID Mainul Hasan said, we have arrested them at one stage of the investigation. They will be placed before the court to grant remand.
On September 4 at around 8:45 pm the explosion occurred in the mosque. So far 32 people were killed in this incident and four are undergoing treatment in the hospital under critical condition.