Law & Court

ACC arrested National University official for graft

  

PNS: Anti-Corruption Commission on Monday arrested the acting controller of examinations at National University in connection with a corruption case filed for embezzling Tk 1.40 crore.Md Badruzzaman was arrested from Mirpur area in Dhaka early today, ACC Public Relations Officer Pranab Kumar Bhattacharya told reporters.Earlier in February, the anti-graft body held three officials of the university on this charge.Despite the ministry’s bar, the university gave selection grade to...

SC upholds order to shut down Hazaribagh tanneries

  

PNS: One of the many polluted streams that run through Hazaribagh and into the Buriganga River.The Supreme Court has upheld a High Court verdict that asked the government to shut down all tanneries in Dhaka’s Hazaribagh and disconnect their utility services immediately.A three-member Appellate Division bench led by Chief Justice Surendra Kumar Sinha passed the order on Sunday morning rejecting an appeal plea of Bangladesh Finished Leather, Leather Goods and Footwear Exporters...

Graft case: SC clears way for trial against Khaleda

  

PNS: The Supreme Court has rejected a petition by BNP chief Khaleda Zia and cleared the way for the lower court concerned to continue trial proceedings of Zia Charitable Trust corruption.A three-member bench of the Appellate Division headed by Chief Justice Surendra Kumar Sinha passed the order on Sunday.Earlier on January 12, the HC rejected a petition of Khaleda seeking a stay on the trial proceedings in Zia Charitable Trust graft case.Khaleda’s lawyer barrister AM Mahbub Uddin...

6 months to demolish BGMEA building

  

PNS: The Supreme Court has given six-month time to Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Exporters Association (BGMEA) to demolish its building in Begunbari canal and Hatirjheel Lake.A three-member bench of the Appellate Division headed by Chief Justice Surendra Kumar Sinha passed the order on Sunday morning.The court gave the order followed by a petition filed by BGMEA seeking three years’ time for shifting the offices from the building.Earlier, the Supreme Court on March 5...

Badrul sentenced for life over Khadiza murder attempt

  

PNS: A Sylhet court has sentenced the perpetrator Badrul Alam to lifetime imprisonment in a case filed for attacking college student Khadiza Begum Nargis in 2016.The verdict was given by Metropolitan Session Judge Akbar Hossain Mridha after completing the hearing arguments between prosecution and defense.Last year on October 3, Khadiza Begum Nargis, a student of Sylhet Government Women’s College, was hacked by Badrul Alam, a student of Shahjalal University of Science and Technology...

Case filed over attack on prison van carrying Mufti Hannan

  

PNS: Police have started a case over the attack on the prison van carrying Harkat-ul-Jihad al-Islami (HuJI) leader Mufti Abdul Hannan.A case was filed in this regard on Monday by the Tongi police SI Ajay Kumar Chakrobarty. According to the sources, the case was filed against Md Mostafa Kamal, who was arrested from the spot and four other unidentified persons.Earlier, several crude bombs were thrown targeting the van even though no one got hurt as the bombs missed the...

16th amendment appeal hearings deferred till May 8

  

PNS: The Supreme Court has adjourned till May 8 hearing of an appeal against the verdict ruling Parliament’s power to impeach to court judges as illegal.A seven-member bench of the Appellate Division headed by Chief Justice Surendra Kumar Sinha fixed the date for starting hearing on the appeal on Tuesday morning.Attorney General Mahbubey Alam pleaded for more time when the court granted him two months.The AG said time petition was sought for taking preparation for placing...

BGMEA building must be demolished: SC

  

PNS: The Supreme Court has rejected a petition seeking review of its judgement that upheld a High Court order for demolishing the BGMEA complex.However, the court asked the BGMEA authorities to submit an application before it seeking time for demolishing the building.A three-member bench of the Appellate Division headed by Chief Justice Surendra Kumar Sinha gave the verdict on Sunday. The court also fixed Thursday for passing an order on the time application.BGMEA lawyer...

Prison van rolls over in Dhaka

  

PNS: A prison van carrying 24 prisoners from Dhaka Central jail to Kashimpur jail lost control and rolled over to it’s side on a flyover in Tejgaon industrial area Friday morning.The incident happened around 10:45am, Mahfuzur Rahman, senior assistant police superintendent of Special Wing, Dhaka, told reporters.The van driver lost control and rolled over on the flyover causing the traffic to halt for more than an hour, said the assistant police official.There was no report of...

Suspected Neo-JMB leader held in Dhaka

  

PNS: A suspected Neo-JMB leader was arrested by members of Counter Terrorism and Transnational Crime (CTTC) from Dhaka on Thursday night.A team of CTTC unit conducted a drive in different parts of the capital and arrested him, said Masudur Rahman, deputy commissioner of DMP (media).The arrestee was identified as Maulana Abul Kashem, a spiritual leader of Neo-JMB.Abul Kashem is the spiritual leader of “Neo JMB” and ameer of a part of JMP,” according to a text message of...

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