Secretary to the shipping ministry, chairman of Bangladesh Inland Water Transport Authority (BIWTA) and owner of Pubali-12 Launch Azgarh Khalashi and five others have been made respondents to the rule.

Advocate Tanvir filed a writ petition seeking Tk 10 million as compensation for Kabir, a resident of Khilgaon area, on 9 June.

On 18 May, a report titled ‘How would I maintain household expenses? asks Kabir wife’ was published in vernacular daily. The media report was also attached to the writ petition.

According to the report, Kabir Hossain, 28, was a worker at a fan shop in Nababpur of the capital.

On 1 May, Kabir along with his wife, daughter and three sisters went to Sadarghat Launch to go to go to their home district on the occasion of Eid-ul-Fitr.

Kabir fell in the middle of Pubali-12 launch and platoon while he was trying to board the launch amid crowd and got injured.

Kabir’s left leg from below the knee got severed during the accident.

Read more from Bangladesh
Post Comment