- October 14, 2017
The five accused were produced before the court during the proceedings.
A lawyer filed a writ with an article headlined “378 open trucks spreading garbage in city” published in a national daily in September.
On August 11, 1989, a group of Bangladesh Freedom Party activists opened fire and hurled grenades at the Dhanmondi residence of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, where his daughter and Awami League chief Sheikh Hasina was staying at the time
The court also asked the government to explain why steps should not be taken to stop such dangerous games
On October 11, the Dainik Purbokone published a report mentioning that Khaleda Zia’s family was the third most corrupt family in the world
Pervez Sanjary, a pilot of a privately-run domestic airline company, was arrested on October 5 following a case filed by Mila with Uttara West police station
Judge Md Kamrul Hossain Molla of Dhaka Metropolitan Sessions Judges’ Court passed the order after accepting separate time petitions filed by Khaleda’s counsel Md Sanaullah Miah.
The major reshuffle comes amid a controversy surrounding Chief Justice Surendra Kumar Sinha
There was an altercation between BNP and Awami League backed lawyers during the first press conference on Saturday
A Supreme Court statement claims the Chief Justice was supposed to resign, instead he went on a leave
The attorney general said the chief justice returning to assume his duties after his leave is a distant fantasy
Before leaving for Australia, Chief Justice Sinha on Friday evening told journalists that he was physically fit, completely contradicting a government narrative that he took a month-long leave on grounds of ill health.
The national cricketer is also accused in two more cases filed by his wife Nasrin Sultana
The government on Thursday issued a gazette notification saying Chief Justice Surendra Kumar Sinha’s leave period has been extended till November 10 and Justice Md Abdul Wahhab Miah will continue as acting chief justice till the date.
Arguments in the cases will be heard from October 23
The court also cancelled the bails of other accused Sharfuddin Ahmed and Kazi Salimullah and sent them to jail
The court also asked police to submit update regarding the arrest on November 12
Justice Md Shahinur Islam was previously a member of the tribunal, formed in 2010 to try people who committed crimes against humanity during the Liberation War
Secretary to the law ministry ASSM Zahirul Haque confirmed the receipt of the letter
Of the 105 senators, only 48 were present when the panel was nominated on July 29