By: Yeh Tzu-kang and Y.F. Low
Taipei, Feb. 9 (CNA) Tainan prosecutors on Tuesday requested the court’s permission 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]