The court also granted bail to Makbul's wife Sajeda Parvin Hossain and his daughter Sayeda Abida Hossain in two cases filed over Tampaco factory fire in September this year.
The bench of Justice AKM Asaduzzaman and Justice Zafar Ahmed issued the order on Wednesday following the hearing of a bail plea filed by the eight accused of the lawsuits.
The five Tampaco officials are Sayed Tanvir Ahmed, Shafiqur Rahman, Manir Hossain, Shafiuz Sami alias Alamgir Hossain and Abu Hanif.
Advocate Abdul Baset Majumder, Mahbub Ali and M Ataul Goni stood for the eight while Attorney General Mahbubey Alam, Deputy Attorney General Forhad Ahmed and Assistant Attorney General Bashir Ahmed for the prosecution.
A devastating fire swept through the food and cigarette packaging factory of Tampaco Foils Limited on September 10 in Tongi following a huge explosion. Thirty-four people died and more than 40 other people were injured.
It was Bangladesh’s worst industrial disaster since the Rana Plaza collapse.