Green Line Paribahan has paid a total of TK 33.5 lakh to Rasel Sarker, who lost his left leg a bus of the transport company ran over him at Mayor Hanif Flyover in the capital, as compensation in accordance with the verdict of the High Court.
Writ petitioner’s lawyer Khandker Shamsul Haque Reza confirmed the information on Sunday (October 10).
On April 28, 2018, a luxury Green Line coach rear-ended the car Rasel was driving. The accident occurred on the slope of Mayor Md Hanif Flyover in Dholaipar and caused Rasel to step outside of his car to assess the damage.
Although he signaled the bus not to drive away, bus driver Kabir Hossain-- in his attempt to flee the scene-- ran over Rasel, severing his left leg from the thigh down in the process.
After being informed, police impounded the bus and detained Kabir from near the National Press Club.