Published: Sunday, May 5, 2013

SAVAR BUILDING COLLAPSE

Victim’s wife sues Rana, 2 others

This April 28 photo shows members of Rapid Action Battalion producing Sohel Rana, the owner of collapsed Rana Plaza, before reporters at Rab headquarters in the capital's Uttara after arresting him in Benapole.

This April 28 photo shows members of Rapid Action Battalion producing Sohel Rana, the owner of collapsed Rana Plaza, before reporters at Rab headquarters in the capital’s Uttara after arresting him in Benapole.

The wife of a dead victim of Savar building collapse filed a murder case against Sohel Rana, the owner of the shattered Rana Plaza, and two others on Sunday.

The other accused are: Bazlus Samad Adnan, owner of New Wave Style which was housed in the collapsed building, and the chief engineer of Savar municipality.

The name of the engineer could not be known immediately.

Sheuli Akter, widow of Jahangir Alam who was killed in the building collapse, filed the case with the Court of Chief Judicial Magistrate of Dhaka.

Senior Judicial Magistrate Wasim Sheikh recorded the statement of the complainant and took the cognisance of charges.

The court will pass an order on the issue later in the day.

The body of Jahangir Alam was recovered on April 24, the day when the nine-storey building collapsed in Savar.

The death toll in the building collapse is now 572.

With this, Rana has been made accused in five cases in connection with the collapse.

Of the cases, two cases were filed with Savar Model Police Station and two others under the labour act.

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    Agree with you.

  • Reaz Hassan

    Completely agree with you. What are the human rights organizations doing? Please come forward to file cases of negligence and for compensation for the families of victims.