HC rules for creating fund to compensate road accident victims, families
DHAKA, Sept 6, 2021 (BSS) - The High Court (HC) today issued a rule asking
authorities concerned to explain as to why it shall not pass an order to form
a board of trust and raise a fund as per Road Transport Act to give
compensation to the victims of road accident and their families.
A High Court division bench comprising Justice M Enayetur Rahim and Justice
Md Mostafizur Rahman passed the order after holding a hearing on a writ filed
in this regard.
The court asked the Road, Transport Secretary, Law Secretary, Finance
Secretary, Public Security Division Secretary and Chairman of Bangladesh Road
Transport Authority to reply within four weeks.
Advocate Manoj Kumar Bhoumik moved the plea before the court while Deputy
Attorney General Bipul Baghmar stood for the state.