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Writ filed seeking directive to provide security to judges

  • Published at 03:52 pm July 16th, 2019

The writ was filed a day after a man was stabbed to death at a Comilla courtroom

A writ has been filed with the High Court seeking directives to provide proper security to judges and courtrooms across Bangladesh.

Advocate Ishrat Hasan, a Supreme Court lawyer, filed the petition on Tuesday.

The writ was filed a day after a murder case accused was stabbed to death by another of the same case in a courtroom in Comilla.

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The shocking incident took place on Monday in front of Judge Begum Fatema Ferdous of Comilla Sessions Judge (third) court while the hearing in the murder case was going on.

Justice FRM Nazmul Ahasan and Justice KM Kamrul Kader are likely to hear the writ on Wednesday.

Advocate Ishrat Hasan said: "As the wife of a judge, I am worried because of the grisly murder inside the courtroom, and that is why I have filed a petition seeking directives to provide security to all the judges and courtrooms across the country."