Rana Plaza Tragedy: Victims demand trial of culprits
11:20 AM, April 24, 2017 / LAST MODIFIED: 06:45 PM, April 24, 2017

Rana Plaza victims demand trial of culprits

At the fourth anniversary of the world’s biggest workplace disaster, Rana Plaza victims and labour activists today re-echoed demand for punishment of culprits responsible.

In observance of the day, floral wreath were placed at the Shaheed Bedi, the scythe and hammer sculpture that reminds of labour worker rights at the collapse site.

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Hundreds of people including family and relatives of the victims gathered in front of the Shaheed Bedi at Savar, at the outskirts of the capital, since 7:00am, reports our Savar correspondent. 

The nine-storied Rana Plaza that housed a number of readymade garment factories collapsed on April 24, 2013, killing over 1,130 people – mostly garment workers – and injuring thousands.

Later two cases were filed in connection with the incident, either of which are yet to see any pace.

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