Eight officials and employees of Titas Gas Transmission and Distribution Company Ltd have temporarily been suspended for their involvement in alleged negligence over the explosion in a mosque at Fatullah in Narayganj. Besides, they have also been served show cause notice by Titas authorities.
Mir Mohammad Aslam Uddin, Senior Information Officer of Power, Energy and Mineral Resources Department, confirmed about the matter on Monday (September 7).
A deadly blast occurred in Baitus Salat mosque at Pashchim Tall area at Fatullah in Narayanganj on Friday (September 4) night. A total of 27 people have died in the incident so far. Fire Service officials primarily said the explosion happened from gas leakage underneath the mosque.