Dead cop’s father wants Tk 10cr compensation

Father of a traffic police sergeant Golam Kibria, who was killed recently in a road accident, on Tuesday filed a writ with the High Court, seeking Tk 10 crore in compensation for his family, reports BSS. Advocate Md Faizullah filed the writ for Kibria’s father Md Eunus Ali Sarder, making 10 people including Home Secretary, Road, Transport and Bridges Secretary, Inspector General of Police and chairman of Jamuna Group respondents in the writ.

A High Court division bench comprising Justice JBM Hassan and Justice Md Khairul Alam will hold hearing on the writ on July 28. Traffic sergeant Golam Kibria got seriously injured on July 15 as a speedy covered van of Jamuna Group ran him over on Barisal-Patuakhali Highway, while he was observing his duty. He was rushed to Dhaka Medical College Hospital (DMCH), where he succumbed to his injuries.