Charges accepted against 41
A Dhaka court yesterday took cognisance of the charges against 41 people, including Rana Plaza owner Sohel Rana, in connection with the country's deadliest industrial disaster.
At least 1,136 people, mostly garment workers, were killed and more than 2,500 injured after nine-storey Rana Plaza collapsed in Savar on April 24, 2013.
Judge SM Kuddus Zaman of the District and Sessions Judge's Court also set May 15 for the hearing on charge framing against the accused.
Another Dhaka court yesterday set May 10 for the hearing on charge framing against Rana and 17 others in a case filed over “violation of building codes” in constructing the building.