Officials said soon after the collapse that numerous construction regulations had been violated.Rana, the building's owner, had been given a permit to erect a five-story building but had added another three stories illegally, said Abdul Halim, an official with Savar's engineering department. Police chief Mohammed Asaduzzaman said police and the government's Capital Development Authority have filed negligence cases against Rana.
Death Toll In Bangladesh Collapse Passes 300
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