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Shohoz gives insurance cheques to family of deceased couple from road accident

The late couple’s family received a total of Tk3,00,000

Update : 05 May 2021, 06:39 PM

Shohoz, has given insurance cheques to the families of Md Yasin Ali and his wife, Hosneara Feroza. The pair died in a road accident at the Dhaka-Bogra highway in February, while using Shohoz’s travel-ticketing services. 

Sunlife Insurance Company Ltd and SR Travels together transferred the insurance cheques to the Shohoz office, where the late couple’s two daughters, Mehnaz Tabassum and Fatema Tasnia, received the cheques on their parents’ behalf.

Yasin Ali and Hosneara Feroza bought tickets online from Shohoz. 

They were returning to Bogura from Dhaka at the time of the accident and had both used Shohoz’s insurance plan of Tk10 per person. 

Shohoz offers passengers insurance for an extra Tk10 per person along with the bus ticket price. If a passenger dies in an accident while traveling with Shohoz’s insurance offer, the family of the deceased passengers will be paid up to a maximum of Tk1,50,000. 

The late couple’s family received a total of Tk3,00,000.

Shohoz Director of Tickets Shakil Jowad Rahim, Director of Sales Md Taslimur Rahman, Director of Growth Saiful Mohammad Shafique, Managing Director of SR Travels (Pvt.) Ltd G. Rahman Shohid and Sr Assistant Managing Director, Group & Bancassurance Division of Sunlife Insurance Company Ltd Shahadat Hossain Shohag attended the cheque handover ceremony. 

Shohoz mentions that safety is always a high priority, whether in their insurance offers or their hygiene rules during the offline ticket process during the pandemic.

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