According to Shanghaiist, the man, identified as Lan Mou, built the swimming pool on the terrace of his seven floor residential building in Zhaotong city in China's Yunnan province. And the construction was in no way legal.
The swimming pool, about a meter deep, was capable holding around 40,000 litres of water and added extra weight on the building, reports The Paper. Officials arrived at the building to inspect the pool after receiving several complaints. They asked Mr Mou to dismantle the illegal construction. He may also be subjected to other penalties.
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