Abrar’s death: Legal notice sent to Prothom Alo for compensation
Publish- November 03, 2019, 08:57 PM
Update- November 03, 2019, 09:08 PM
Dhaka, Nov 3 (UNB) – A legal notice was sent to Bangla daily Prothom Alo on Sunday seeking Tk 10 crores in compensation over the death of Dhaka Residential Model College student Naimul Abrar Rahat.
Supreme Court lawyer Md Fayez Ullah sent the notice on behalf of Obaid Ahmed, an alumnus of the educational institution.
The publisher and editor of Prothom Alo, and the editor of Kishor Alo have been directed to pay Abrar’s family within three days of receiving the notice or face legal action.
Kishor Alo is a publication meant for the young readers of Prothom Alo.
Abrar, a ninth-grader, died after being electrocuted behind the stage at an event organised by Kishor Alo on Friday.
The legal notice also requested secretaries of information, education, power, energy and mineral resources ministries to take necessary measures to ensure safe electricity connections and security system before giving permission for such an event at an educational institution.