Staff Correspondent: The Appellate Division of Supreme Court will deliver its verdict on a petition challenging the High Court (HC) order that ordered to give Taka one crore as compensation to the family of Rajib Hasan, who died after losing his hand in a collision between two buses.
A four-member bench headed Chief Justice Syed Mahmud Hasan fixed the date after hearing on a petition filed by BTRC on Thursday morning.
Advocate ABM Bayjid stood for BTRC and Barrister Ruhul Kuddus Kajol stood for Rajib.
On May 8, The High Court (HC) ordered to give Taka one crore as compensation to the family of Rajib Hasan, who died after losing his hand in a collision between two buses.
As per court order, authorities of BRTC and Swajon Paribahan will have to pay Tk 50,000,00 each within one month.
A HC bench of Justice Salma Masud Chowdhury and Justice AKM Jahirul Haque passed the order.
Rajib’s two brother Mehedi Hasan and Abdullah, aunt Jahanara Parvin and uncle Jahidul Islam were present at the court.
The right hand of Rajib Hossain, 22, a third-year student of Government Titumir College, was severed when a BRTC double-decker bus and a bus of Swajan Paribahan were trying to overtake each other in the capital's Banglamotor. The severed hand of Rajib was seen hanging from the double-decker.
Rajib died on April 17 while he was undergoing treatment at Dhaka Medical College Hospital.
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