The Appellate Division of Supreme Court on Sunday stayed a High Court Division order that directed Green Line Paribahan to pay compensation to Russel Sarkar through monthly installments of Tk 5 lakh, reports UNB.
A bench, led by Chief Justice Syed Mahmud Hossain, passed the order.Russel lost his leg after being run over by a bus of the company in the city’s Dholaipar on April 28 last year.
Shah Manjurul Haque, the lawyer of Green Line Paribahan, said the top court ordered resolving the High Court rule and stayed the order to pay damages.
“The company won’t need to pay the remaining Tk 40 lakh on monthly installments of Tk 5 lakh,” he said.
The High Court on March 12 ordered Green Line to pay Tk 50 lakh to Russel within two weeks. The Appellate Division later upheld the order and asked the company to pay the money.
Green Line paid Tk 5 lakh to Russel on April 10 and another half a million on July 29 and moved the Appellate Divisoin.