Appellate Division orders Green Line Paribahan to pay Russel Tk 5m

first_imgRoad accident victim Russel Sarkar. File PhotoAppellate Division of the High Court on Sunday upheld a High Court order asking Green Line Paribahan to pay Tk five million to road accident victim Russel Sarkar, reports UNB.A four-member bench, led by chief Justice Syed Mahmud Hossain, issued the order rejecting an appeal by the company seeking a stay on the High Court’s order.Car driver Russel, 23, lost his leg on 28 April 2018.A coach of Green Line Paribahan had hit his vehicle from behind on Mayor Mohammad Hanif Flyover in Dholaipar area in the capital on that day.He got down from the car and signaled the bus to stop but driver Kabir Hossain drove the bus over him and fled the scene.Russel’s left leg was amputated from the thigh down.Police detained Kabir and seized the bus from near the National Press Club.The High Court on 14 May last year asked Green Line Paribahan to explain within four weeks why Russel should not get Tk 10 million as compensation.On 12 March this year, the court ordered the company to pay Tk 5 million to Russel in two weeks as compensation and for his treatment.last_img

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