Home Today's Paper Most Popular Video Gallery Photo Gallery
Subscription Blog Signin Register
Logo
Sunday, October 13, 2019 10:56:02 PM
Follow Us On: Facebook Twitter Twitter Twitter Twitter

SC asks bus co

Pay Tk 10 lakh within a month to Rajib’s family

By
14th-Oct-2019       
Comments
Share your thought
Post a comment »
Read all () »

Staff Reporter :
The Appellate Division of the Supreme Court on Sunday directed the owner of the Swajan Paribahan to pay Tk 10 lakh within one month to the family members of Rajib Hossain, a Titumir College student, who lost his right hand in a bus accident and later succumbed to his injuries in April 2018.
A four-member bench of the Appellate Division headed by Chief Justice Syed Mahmud Hossain passed the order after hearing a petition filed by Swajan Paribahan challenging a HC verdict.
The High Court on June 20, 2019, ordered two bus companies, BRTC and Swajan    Paribahan, to pay Tk 50 lakh as compensation to the family of Rajib Hossain.
The court asked the state-run Bangladesh Road Transport Corporation (BRTC) and owners of Swajan Paribahan to pay Tk 25 lakh each to Rajib's two brothers within the next two months.
The HC Bench of Justice J B M Hassan and Justice Md Khairul Alam delivered the verdict after hearing a rule seeking a compensation for the victim's family.
Later, Swajan Paribahan filed a petition with the Appellate Division seeking stay on the High Court judgement.
After hearing the primary submission from the Swajan Paribahan's lawyer, Advocate Shafiqul Islam Babul, the Appellate Division on Sunday said, "Pay Tk Tk 10 lakh within a month to Rajib's family. Then we will hear your submission."
Barrister Ruhul Quddus Kazal, who appeared in the court on behalf of Rajib's family, said, "The court fixed November 17, 2019, for further hearing on the matter."
After two weeks in coma, Rajib Hossain, a third-year student of Government Titumir College, died at Dhaka Medical College and Hospital (DMCH) on April 17, 2018.
Rajib lost the hand after it got stuck between two speeding buses of BRTC and Swajan Paribahan, which were trying to overtake each other on April 3.
Profusely bleeding, Rajib was taken to Samorita Hospital at Panthapath. He was kept in the post- operative intensive care unit (ICU) on the day of the accident.
After publishing the photograph of Rajib's hanging hand on April 4, Barrister Ruhul Quddus Kazal, a Supreme Court lawyer, the same day, filed a writ petition with the High Court seeking necessary order for the treatment of Rajib and ensuring free movement of people.
After hearing, the High Court Bench of Justice Salma Masud Chowdhury and Justice A K M Zahirul Hoque directed the owners of two buses to bear all the treatment cost of Titumir College student Rajib Hossain.
After Rajib's death, Barrister Kazal filed a supplementary petition with the court demanding compensation for his family members.

Tariff
Add Rate

News Archive

Inside The New Nation

Editorial »

Steps needed to keep prices stable in kitchen market


THE prices of vegetables, fish and meat went up in the city's kitchen markets over the week ending Friday. Traders said that prices of most of the vegetables increased as the supply of summer vegetables became near end and the winter vegetables started hitting the market. The prices of most ...

Sports »

Boxer Fury to make pro wrestling debut in Saudi Arabia


AFP, Las Vegas :A pair of pugilistic big men will clash in a cross over of combat sports as former boxing champion Tyson Fury fights Braun Strowman in Saudi Arabia later this month.Fury will make the brief switch to professional wrestling when he fights on a World Wrestling Entertainment Inc. ...

International »

US bolsters Saudi defense against Iran with jets, missiles


AP, Washington  : The U.S. is deploying dozens more fighter jets and additional air defenses to Saudi Arabia, beefing up efforts to defend the kingdom against Iran even as President Donald Trump repeatedly insists that America must get out of endless Middle East wars.Defense Secretary Mark Esper announced the deployments Friday ...

International »

Actor Jane Fonda arrested in climate protest at US capitol


Oscar-winner Jane Fonda was arrested Friday outside the US Capitol where she was protesting climate change and demanding action to protect the environment.The 81-year-old film star, longtime activist and exercise guru was taken into custody with several others after 10 minutes of protesting on the Capitol steps, video posted on ...

Entertainment »

Luipa enthralls own town Bogura’s audience


Entertainment Report :Popular singer of present time Zinia Zafrin Luipa performed at a stage show at Yakubia School playground on the occasion of the school’s 85th founding anniversary in Bogura. Luipa enthralled the audience rendering popular songs like Porichoy, Gentleman, Modhu Hoi Hoi Bish Khawaila, Bondhu Tui Local Bus, Sadher ...

International »

Los Angeles fire causing evacuations, closing freeways


AP, Los Angeles :A wildfire fueled by Santa Ana winds has closed two freeways, is threatening homes and has forced evacuations around Los Angeles.Fire officials say the Saddleridge fire had consumed more than 4,600 acres by 3 a.m. Friday.It broke out after 9 p.m. Thursday along the 210 Freeway and ...

Editorial »

Financial sector struggling due to widespread corruption


BANGLADESH slipped two notches in the global competitiveness ranking by the World Economic Forum to rank 105th, out of 141 countries, in 2019 due mainly to significant deterioration in most of the drivers including governance, infrastructure and macroeconomic stability of competitiveness. In 2018, Bangladesh was ranked 103th out of 140 ...

Entertainment »

Jaya’s new film Ardhangini


Entertainment Report :After packing a punch as Padma in  film Bisorjon and its sequel, Bijoya, popular actress Jaya Ahsan will be pairing up with Kaushik Ganguly one more time in Ardhangini. The actress who’ll be seen in and as Ardhangini or the better half is none other than Churni Ganguly. ...

Football »

Coe defended IAAF from corruption charges in French court


Global head of athletics Sebastian Coe defended the allocation of three World Championships and denied corruption in bidding processes during an appearance at a French court last year, documents seen by AFP reveal.The court interrogated Coe, the president of the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF), in May 2018 over ...

International »

Taiwan leader rejects China's ‘one country, two systems’ offer


Reuters, Taipei :Taiwan's president rejected on Thursday a "one country, two systems" formula that Beijing has suggested could be used to unify the island and the mainland, saying such an arrangement had set Hong Kong "on the edge of disorder".President Tsai Ing-wen also vowed in a National Day speech to ...

International »

North Korea threatens to resume nuke, long-range missile tests


AP, Seoul :North Korea threatened again Thursday to resume nuclear and long-range missile tests, accusing the U.S. of having instigated some members of the U.N. Security Council to condemn its recent weapons tests.The warning by Pyongyang's Foreign Ministry followed the weekend breakdown of North Korea-U.S. nuclear negotiations in Sweden, the ...

Entertainment »

Disha Patani to work with Ekta Kapoor


Content Czarina Ekta Kapoor has signed Disha Patani for her next movie and will see the actress in the lead playing the character of a small town Punjabi Girl! This will be the first time that Ekta Kapoor and Disha Patani will work together. Most of the details about the ...

Cricket »

Virat Kohli's Team India eye series wrap, Proteas hope to stay afloat


Rohit Sharma 2.0's blockbuster re-entry into Test arena as an opener with twin hundreds was a calculated punt, that worked wonderfully well first up for Kohli and head coach Ravi Shastri.Improving on near perfection would be India's aim while building on the small positives from a huge loss will be ...

Cricket »

NCL kicks off today with Tamim, Mahmudullah clash


In a bid to shrug off the picnic league tag, The 21st National Cricket League (NCL), a major first class tournament of the country, is all set to roll onto the ground today (Thursday) with four matches at different venues in the country.The fans will be enlightened with the big ...

International »

Turkey to begin Syria offensive ‘shortly’ despite mixed US signals


Reuters, Ankara :Turkey said Tuesday it would "shortly" begin an offensive into northern Syria as President Donald Trump insisted the United States had not abandoned its Kurdish allies by pulling forces out of the area.Istanbul sent more armoured vehicles to the border with Syria, an AFP correspondent said, with a ...

 
Items that you save may be read at any time on your computer, iPad, iPhone or Android devices.
 
Are you new to our website? Do you have already an account at our website?
Create An Account Log in here
Email this news to a friend or like someone
Email:
Write a comment to this news