The High Court on Thursday directed the owner of Rana Plaza, Sohel Rana, and the managing directors and chairmen of six RMG factories housed in the building to appear before it on April 30.
A High Court Division Bench comprising Justice Mirza Husain Haidar and Justice Mohammad Khurshid Alam passed the order following a suo moto move.
The HC directed the officer-in-charge of Savar thana to produce them before the court on April 30 at 10:30 am and also directed the Superintendent of Police of Dhaka to ensure their presence.
The court also issued a rule upon the government to explain why those who were involved in the Savar tragedy would not be identified and why exemplary punishments against those would not be ensured.
The garment factories include: New Wave Style Ltd, Ether Tax Ltd, New Wave Bottoms Ltd Phantom Apparels Ltd and Phantom Textiles.
At least 188 bodies were recovered from the debris of the building that collapsed near Savar bus stand on the outskirts of the capital on Wednesday morning.
Of them 147 bodies were handed over to the family members of the deceased.
Source: UNB Connect