The High Court has ordered compensation of Tk 30 lakh to Naeem, a school student whose hand was amputated in a workshop in Kishoreganj. Besides, it has been ordered to pay 7 thousand taka per month till the HSC examination.
The High Court bench of Justice Naima Haider and Justice Kazi Zeenat Haque passed this order on Wednesday morning.
The court said that child Naeem now studies in class six. The owner of the workshop will deposit Rs 7,000 in the school account every month until his HSC exam is over. Apart from this, in the current year, in 2 installments, 15 lakhs will be fixed deposit of 30 lakhs.
After the verdict, the victim’s father said that in September 2020, the child Naeem was forced to work on machines at Bhairbe Noor’s engineering workshop. Then, while working there, his right arm was severed at the elbow. After that, the family filed a writ seeking compensation of two crore rupees.
There was an emotional moment in the court after the verdict was announced today, 3 years after the incident. At that time, Justice Naima Haider called the child Naeem near and gave him chocolate. Apart from this, he asked to study with his heart.