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Case Number: Writ Petition No.14633 of 2018
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Case Number: Writ Petition No.14633 of 2018

Date of filing: 2018/11/20

Petitioners

Children’s Charity Bangladesh Foundation ( CCB Foundation
Bangladesh Legal Aid and Services Trust (BLAST)

Respondents

Bangladesh, represented by the Secretary, Ministry of Home Affairs
Bangladesh, represented by the Secretary, Ministry of Roads, Transport and Bridges
Bangladesh Road Transport Authority, represented by its Chairman
Inspector General of Police
Office-in-Charge, Baralekha Police Station, Moulavi Bazar
Bangladesh Sarak Paribahan Sramik Fedaration, Central Committee
The President, Bangladesh Sarak Paribahan Sramik Fedaration
General Secretary, Bangladesh Sarak Paribhan Sramik Fedaration

Facts

Tragic, unfortunate and shocking death of 7-day-old-baby-girl (unnamed) of kuton Mia and Saira Begum, Vill: Azmir, P.S: Baralekha, Upzilla:¬†Baralekha, District: Moulivibazar on 28.10.2018 in an ambulance due to illegal and gross negligent obstruction created by the transport strikers under the direct authority of Respondent Nos. 6 to 8 and due to negligence and/or failure on the part of the Respondent Nos. 1 to 3 to save her life in violation of provisions of Articles 31 and 32 of the Constitution of the Peoples’ Republic of Bangladesh.

Rule/Order/Judgment

Date:

Details

Justices

Mr. Justice Sheikh Hassan Arif
Mr. Justice Razik-Al-Jalil

Area of law

Equality,
Health,
Life,
Children’s Rights,
Fair Trial,
Access to Justice,
Speedy Trial

Keywords

7-day-old-baby-girl Road Accident, Transport Strikes

Relevant statute

Article 102(1) and (2) , 21(1), 31 and 32 , 146, of the Constitution

Road Transport Act 2018

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