• Dhaka Wednesday, 29 May, 2024

HC orders to pay Tk 30 lakh to child Nayeem for mutilation

January 31, 2024, 08:23 PM

HC orders to pay Tk 30 lakh to child Nayeem for mutilation

Staff Reporter

The High Court on Wednesday asked the authorities concerned to pay Tk 30 lakh as compensation to 13-year-old Nayeem Hasan Nahid, who lost his hand while working at a workshop.

An HC bench of Justice Naima Hayder and Justice Kazi Zinat Haque passed this order today disposing a rule over the matter.

After the court order, lawyers said Noor Engineering Workshop owner Yakub Hossain has been asked to pay Tk 7,000 to Nayeem‍‍`s school account every month till his HSC and Tk 30 lakh as fixed deposit in two installments.

Barrister Anik R Haque and Adv Mohammad Bakir Uddin were present in the court on behalf of the writ petitioner.

Nayeem and his parents were present during delivery of the verdict today.

On September 28, 2020, Nayeem lost his right hand while working at a workshop in Komolpur area of Kishoreganj‍‍`s Bhairab. Later on October 10, Nayeem‍‍`s father filed a case accusing five persons, including the workshop owner and manager.

The victim‍‍`s father also submitted a petition in December 27, 2021, seeking Tk 2 crore as compensation.