Savar Tragedy Rana Plaza owner Rana arrested

REF: After several raids in different areas of some districts, members Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) arrested Sohel Rana, owner of the collapsed building–Rana Plaza–from Benapole in Jessore on Sunday afternoon.

Soon after the arrest, RAB brought him to Dhaka by a helicopter and Director General of RAB Mokhlesur Rahman briefed journalists over the drives after producing him before media at 5:45pm.


The RAB boss claimed that Rana is the key responsible person for the collapse of the building.

He also told journalists that he would be handed over to Detective Branch of Police. RAB also seized phensidyl from him during arrest.

On April 26, Rajdhani Unnayan Kartipakkha (RAJUK) and police filed two cases against him over the building collapse of Savar Rana Plaza.

In the same cases, a Dhaka court placed two garment-owners on 6-day remand and two engineers on 4-day remand for police interrogation.

On April 24, at least 368 garments workers have been found dead and thousands others injured as an 8-storied building–Rana Plaza–collapsed in Savar bus stand area of Dhaka.

Leave a Reply