Pupil’s demise in blast: HC points rule on govt for compensation

The Excessive Court docket yesterday issued a rule asking the federal government to clarify why it shouldn’t be directed to provide Tk 12 crore as compensation to the household of college scholar Mehedi Hasan Shaon, who died after sustaining burn accidents in a gasoline pipeline explosion in capital’s Dhupkhola in Might.

The courtroom additionally ordered the deputy commissioner of Dhaka to conduct an enquiry by an official not under the rank of further deputy commissioner into whether or not there may be any negligence in stopping the incident of gasoline explosion and demise of Mehedi Hassan, an honours third-year scholar of Jagannath College.

The DC has been ordered to finish the probe and submit its report back to the HC in 60 days.

The HC bench of Justice JBM Hassan and Justice Razik-Al-Jalil issued the rule and order following a petition filed by Mehedi’s father.

Mehedi, who suffered burns in a gasoline pipeline explosion on Might 1, died at Sheikh Hasina Nationwide Institute of Burn and Plastic Surgical procedure on Might 6.

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