Prosecutors seeking to detain developers of collapsed building

Focus Taiwan
Date: 2016/02/09
By: Yeh Tzu-kang and Y.F. Low

Taipei, Feb. 9 (CNA) Tainan prosecutors on Tuesday requested the court’s 201602090011t0001permission to detain three former executives of the real estate development company that built the Weiguan Jinlong apartment complex, which collapsed in a magnitude 6.4 earthquake three days ago in southern Taiwan.

As part of their investigation into the collapse of the building, prosecutors are seeking the detention of Lin Ming-hui (林明輝), former chairman of the now-defunct Weiguan company, and two other former executives Chang Kui-an (張奎安) and Cheng Chin-kui (鄭進貴), on charges of professional negligence resulting in death.     [FULL  STORY]

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