DHAKA: A legal notice has been served to the Prothom Alo seeking Tk 10 crore as compensation over the death of Dhaka Residential Model College student Naimul Abrar Rahat.
Lawyer Faiz Ullah (Faiz), on behalf of Obaid Ahmed, former student of the college, sent this notice to Prothom Alo Editor Matiur Rahman and other concerned persons on Sunday (Nov 3).
Within three days of receiving the notice, the Prothom Alo publisher, editor and editor of Kishor Alo have been asked to compensate Tk 10 crore for the family of Naimul Abrar. Otherwise, the lawsuit will be filed.
In the notice, the Information Secretary, Education Secretary and the Secretary of Power, Energy and Mineral Resources were also requested to take necessary steps to ensure special security measures and secure electricity connection before being allowed to organize such programs at the educational institutes.
A probe committee has been formed to investigate into the electrocution incident of Naimul Abrar, 15, a ninth grader of Dhaka Residential Model College.
Brigadier General Quazi Shameem Farhad, principal of the college, said that the committee was asked to submit the report within the next seven days.
Abrar was electrocuted during a programme of monthly Kishore Alo on the college campus on Friday afternoon.
Dhaka Residential Model College student Naimul Abrar, who was electrocuted to death on Friday, was buried at his village home in Noakhali.
BDST: 1357 HRS, NOV 3, 2019