Charges finally pressed against 42 over the Rana Plaza Collapse

Afters more than a couple of years passed by, authorities have finally pressed charges against 42 people over the Rana Plaza factory disaster which took the life of more than 1200 victims, making hundreds orphans and many thousands critically injured with severe mental and physical injuries and little or no compensation.

The building owner and a former ruling party member, Sohel Rana, has been charged with killing all the people and violating the building code.

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The CID charged Rana and 40 others for killing of these workers, while a total of 594 people were shown prosecution witnesses in the case while 130 in the other case. Among the accused, 25 people including some government officials were shown fugitive [1].

Among those who have been accused, includes the 5 owners of the factories, Sohel Rana, his father, and other officials who have been involved to allow construction of this building.

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[1] http://www.thedailystar.net/country/42-charged-over-rana-plaza-collapse-90901

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