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SC verdict on appeal over Rajib's compensation on Monday

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UNB, Dhaka :
The Appellate Division will deliver its verdict on Monday on a petition filed by Bangladesh Road Transport Corporation (BRTC) seeking a stay on a High Court order directing it to provide half of Tk 1 crore as compensation to the family of deceased Titumir College student Rajib Hasan.
A four-member bench of the Appellate Division led by Chief Justice Syed Mahmud Hossain fixed the date after hearing on
 the petition. Earlier, on May 13, Chamber judge of the Appellate Division Justice Hasan Foez Siddique fixed May 17 for hearing on the petition.
On Thursday, BRTC filed the petition with the Appellate Division seeking a stay on the compensation slapped by the HC on it. Rajib Hossain, who lost his right hand after it got stuck between two buses at Bangla Motor in the city on April 3, succumbed to his injuries at Dhaka Medical College Hospital on April 17.
On May 8, the HC bench of Justice Salma Masud Chowdhury and Justice AKM Zahirul Hoque issued an order to provide Tk 1 crore as compensation to the family of Rajib Hasan.

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