Mohammed Sohel Rana

  • Bangladesh tells EU it will boost worker rights, inspections July 9, 2013

    Geneva: Bangladesh pledged on Monday to quickly boost worker rights and recruit more factory inspectors as it seeks to preserve European Union trade benefits after 1,129 workers were killed in the collapse of a garment plant in April. The EU, which gives preferential access to Bangladeshi garments, has threatened punitive...
  • Bangladesh building collapse: Police interrogate owner April 30, 2013

    Savar: A Bangladesh court on Monday gave police 15 days to interrogate the owner of a building that collapsed last week, killing at least 382 people, as rescuers used heavy machinery to cut through the destroyed structure after giving up hopes of finding any more survivors. Mohammed Sohel Rana, who was...
  • Bangladesh building owner sent to 15day police custody April 29, 2013

    Savar: A Bangladeshi court on Monday sent the owner of an illegallybuilt building that crashed to 15 days police custody as rescuers began the second phase of the country's biggest ever salvage drill to look for more survivors in the tragedy that killed nearly 400 people. Rescuers approached inside tonnes of...
  • Bangladesh: Collapsed building owner arrested on India border April 28, 2013

    Savar: The owner of an illegallyconstructed building that collapsed last week in a deadly heap in a Dhaka suburb was arrested at a border crossing with India on Sunday in a dramatic operation by members of an elite commando force, a government minister said. A fleeing Mohammed Sohel Rana was...