A writ petition was filed with the High Court on Thursday seeking its directive on the authorities concerned to give a compensation of Tk 100 million to the family of university student Shehrin who died after falling into a drain in Chattogram city, reports UNB.
Barrister Anik R Haque filed the writ petition on behalf of rights organisation Ain O Salish Kendra (ASK), Children's Charity Bangladesh (CCB) Foundation and Sadia's maternal uncle Zahid Uddin Belal on Thursday.
The writ petition was presented before the High Court bench of Justice M Enayetur Rahim and Justice Mohammad Mostafizur Rahman, said Advocate AM Jamiul Haque Faisal.
The Secretaries to the Ministry of Local Government, Rural Development and Co-operatives and Ministry of Home Affairs, Chattogram Divisional Commissioner, Chattogram City Corporation, Chairman of Chattogram Development Authority (CDA) and others were made defendants.
In the writ petition, the petitioner sought the court's order to the Chattogram City Corporation and the Chattogram Development Authority to inform about the steps taken over the death of university student Sehreen Mahbub Sadia.