DHAKA: The Appellate Division of Supreme Court has fixed May 21 for delivering its verdict on the petition to postpone the High Court order given to the owners of BRTC and Sajan Paribahan to pay Tk one crore to two brothers of Rajib.
A 4-member panel, headed by Chief Justice Syed Mahmud Hossain, fixed the date after holding hearing on the petitions filed by Bangladesh Road Transport Corporation (BRTC) and Sajan Paribahan seeking a stay on the HC order.
ABM Bayezid and Barrister Muniruzzaman stood for BRTC, while Barrister Ruhul Kuddus Kajol stood for Rajib's family. Pangkaj Kumar kundu moved for Sajan Paribahan
On May 8, An HC bench of Justice Salma Masud Chowdhury and Justice AKM Jahirul Haque ordered the owners of BRTC and Sajan Paribahan to pay Tk one crore to two brothers of Rajib.
However, compensation of Tk 25 lakh from each owner was asked to pay within one month.
But, on May 10, BRTC submitted a petition to the concerned branch of Appellate Division to stay the order of Tk 25 lakh compensation.
On May 13, the Appellate Division Chamber Justice Hasan Foyez Siddiqui sent the petition to regular bench of the Appellate for hearing on May 17.
On April 3, Rajib, a third-year student of Government Titumir College, lost a hand after it got stuck between two speeding buses trying to overtake each other in the capital's Bangla Motor area.
On April 17, Rajib Hossain succumbed to his injuries at Dhaka Medical College Hospital (DMCH) early Tuesday.
BDST: 1256 HRS, MAY 17, 2018