Dhaka, April 16 -- The High Court on Tuesday directed Bangladesh Road Transport Authority (BRTA) Chairman to dispose within 30 days a letter that sought permission for 163 Suprobhat Paribahan buses to ply on the roads.

The bench of Justice Moinul Islam Chowdhury and Justice Md Ashraful Kamal passed the order after settling a writ filed on this regard.

The route permit of Suprobhat Paribahan was cancelled by BRTA following death of Bangladesh University of Professionals (BUP) student Abrar Ahmed Chowdhury after being hit by one of its buses at Pragati Sarani on March 19.

Following the order, Suprobhat Paribahan's Managing Director Md Ashraf Ali sent a letter to the BRTA on April 1. Later, a legal notice was served to BRTA on April 8 as ...