Law & Court

DMP arrests expelled BNP leader’s son in ICT case

  

PNS: Counter Terrorism and Transnational Crime unit (CTTC) of Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) arrestedChowdhury Irad Ahmed Siddiqui, son of expelled BNP leader Chowdhury Tanbir Siddiqui in ICT case.He was arrested from Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport in Dhaka on Thursday.There are five cases, including an ICT case filed against Chowdhury Irad.Four cases were filed against Chowdhury Irad Ahmed Siddique, son of former Bangladesh Nationalist Party standing committee member...

Tareq-Mishuk verdict: Bus driver gets life-term

  

PNS: A Manikganj Court has awarded life-term jail to bus driver Jamir for killing film maker Tareq Masud, journalist Mishuk Munir in road crash.On August 13, 2011, noted filmmaker Tareque Masud and media personality Ashfaque Munier Mishuk died along with three others in a fatal road crash on Dhaka-Aricha highway in Manikganj.The other three are microbus driver ‘Mustafiz’, Tareque’s production manager ‘Wasim’ and staffer ‘Jamal’.The driver of the killer Deluxe Paribahan bus, Jamir...

Supreme Court Bar polls on March 22, 23

  

PNS: Supreme Court Bar Association (SCBA) will go on annual election for its 14 executive posts on March 22 and 23.SCBA Secretary AM Mahbub Uddin Khokon said the details regarding the election will be announced shortly.This year, more than 5,000 lawyers will vote in the election as they have already registered for the SCBA annual election.Awami League backed Bangladesh Sammilita Ainjibi Samannaya Parishad (BSASP) and BNP-backed Bangladesh Jatiyatabadi Ainjibi Oikya Parishad (BJAOP)...

Biswajit murder: Paper book of case ready

  

PNS: The High Court has prepared the paper book of Biswajit Das murder case.The paper book has been prepared under instruction from the Chief Justice Surendra Kumar Sinha so that the case is settled quickly.A paper book contains all the details of a case, trial proceedings, statements, evidence, verdicts and other documents. The book is necessary for the HC to hear and dispose of a death reference or an appeal.The convicts of the case have filed 14 appeals with the HC...

Court sets date for Kunio murder trial verdict

  

PNS: A Rangpur court has concluded the trial in the murder of a Japanese national Kunio Hushi on Monday.The verdict will be given on February 28.On October 3, 2015 motorcycle riding assailants shot dead Japanese national Kunio Hosh when he was heading to his personal grass farm in the northern district of Rangpur.The 66-year old foreigner had died on spot with multiple bullet wounds.Just a week before Kunio’s murder, Italian aid worker Cesare Tavella was shot dead in Dhaka’s...

Santal attack: HC orders withdrawal of SP, cops

  

PNS: The High Court has ordered the withdrawal of superintendent of Gaibandha police and action against involved policemen in connection to setting Santal homes ablaze in November last year.High Court bench of Justice Obaidul Hassan and Justice Krishna Debnath ordered the home secretary to withdraw the district police official immediately.On November 6 last year, the home secretary, public administration secretary, inspector general of police, and deputy inspector general of Rangpur...

Sylhet Industrialist Ragib Ali, son jailed for 14 years

  

PNS: A Sylhet court has sentenced industrialist Ragib Ali and his son Abdul Hye to 14 years’ of imprisonment each for grabbing endowed land by forging paper of Tarapur Tea Estate in Sylhet.Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Saifuzzaman Hiru gave the order on Thursday.Both the convicts were present during the verdict.The caretaker of the land Pankaj Kumar Gupta alleged that, Ragib Ali started grabbing the land of the estate in 1990 forcing him to leave the country.Her then built a...

Bangladeshi student detained at New York airport

  

PNS: A Bangladeshi man has been detained at John F Kennedy airport in US by the Department of Homeland Security after as he landed on student visa at the airport on Tuesday, human rights lawyers said.A human rights lawyer in the USA said a message that the student was taken into custody after he arrived at JFK travelling 30 hours from Bangladesh.“He entered legally on an F1 student visa and after being interrogated by CBP (Custom and Border Protection in US) in English (which he does...

HC issues rule for new EC formation

  

PNS: The High Court on Monday issued a rule asking the authorities concerned to explain in four weeks why they should not be directed to formulate a law under Article 118 of the Constitution for constituting the Election Commission.The HC bench of Justice Moyeenul Islam Choudhury and Justice JBM Hassan came up with the rule following a writ petition filed by SC lawyer Eunus Ali Akond seeking necessary order on the authorities to formulate a law under the constitution for appointing the...

Star Jalsha & Plus, Zee Bangla to continue: HC

  

PNS: The High Court on Sunday has ruled that broadcast of three Indian TV channels- Star Jalsa, Star Plus and Zee Bangla will continue in Bangladesh.HC on January 29 delivered verdict on a writ petition seeking its directive on Bangladesh government to stop telecast of three Indian television channels in this country.The bench of Justice Moyeenul Islam Chowdhury and Justice JBM Hassan earlier set the date after concluding final hearing on the petition on January 25. The judges today...

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