Taipei, Feb 28 (AP) Prosecutors in eastern Taiwan have detained the developer of a building complex that collapsed in an earthquake earlier this month, killing 14 people. Also Read - BAK vs RAS Dream11 Team Predictions And Hints ECS T10 - Barcelona: Captain, Vice-Captain, Fantasy XI, Probable XIs Match 92 Bangladesh Kings vs Raval Sporting at Montjuic Olympic Ground March 4 Thursday 3:00 PM IST
The office of the Hualien district prosecutor said in a statement yesterday that Liu Ying-lin was ordered held over concerns he was seeking to duck responsibility and could collude with others or tamper with evidence and witnesses. Also Read - India vs England 4th Test: Captain Virat Kohli Engages in Heated Argument With Ben Stokes | WATCH
It said Liu was unqualified to undertake such a project and that the 12-story Yun Men Tsui Ti mixed commercial-residential complex was built far below basic standards for withstanding an earthquake. Also Read - Live Cricket Score India vs England 4th Test Day 1: Tourists 74/3 at Lunch After Opting to Bat in Motera
The building’s architect and the operators of a hot pot restaurant and hotel in the building were released on bail.
A total of 17 people were killed in buildings that partially collapsed in the February 6 magnitude 6.4 earthquake. AP KIS KIS KIS
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