Law & Court

Santal attack: Report submission deadline extended by 30 days

  

PNS: The High Court on Sunday extended the deadline for Chief Judicial Magistrate of Gaibandha to submit a report on the alleged involvement of police in setting fire to the houses of Santal community during an eviction drive in Gobindaganj upazila by 30 days.A two-member HC bench comprising Justice Obaidul Hassan and Justice Krishna Debnath directed the Chief Judicial Magistrate of Gaibandha to submit the report on January 31 as the magistrate failed to meet the previous deadline of...

Body to probe into torture of youth at police station

  

PNS: The police on Friday formed a divisional probe committee to investigate the alleged torture of a young man at Jessore Kotwali police station Wednesday.Additional superintendent of Jessore police Shahid Mohammad Abu Sarwar will head the two-member probe body.Abu Sarwar told, “We are investigating the allegations.”The police officer, however, claimed that the youth, Abu Sayeed, 30, and his family have already denied the allegation of torture.Plainclothes policemen had...

Sifat on 6-day remand over Dipan murder

  

PNS : A Dhaka has placed Moinul Islam Sifat on 6-day remand in Jagriti Publisher Faisal Arefin Dipan murder case. Judge Ahsan Habib of Dhaka Metropolitan Magistrate Court passed the order after rejecting bail petition on Wednesday afternoon. Earlier at noon, Inspector of Detective Branch of Police Fazlur Rahman produced Sifat before the court and sought 10-day remand to unearth the mystery in the case. Detectives arrested Moinul Islam Sifat from Tongi area of Gazipur conducting a...

Mir Quasem’s review hearing next Sunday

  

PNS : The Supreme Court on next Sunday will hear the review plea filed by war crimes convict and Jamaat-e-Islami leader Mir Quasem Ali challenging the death penalty.Rejecting a petition filed by Mir Quasem Ali seeking a three-week deferment of hearing his review petition, a five-member benach headed by Chief Justice Surendra Kumar Sinha fixed the date on Wednesday morning.The matter of the petition by Mir Quasem Ali was the fifth issue on the Wednesday`s agenda at the five-member...

Mir Quasem’s review hearing on SC’s cause list

  

PNS : The Supreme Court’s business agenda has included the matter of a petition by war crimes convict and Jamaat-e-Islami leader Mir Quasem Ali for a review of the verdict upholding his death sentence.The hearing on the review petition filed challenging the death penalty will be held on Wednesday (August 24).The matter has been listed as the fifth issue on the agenda at the five-member bench headed by Chief Justice Surendra Kumar Sinha.The cause-list of the Appellate Division of...

Arrest warrant against Selima among 67

  

PNS : A Dhaka court has issued arrest warrant against BNP Vice Chairman Selima Rahman and 66 others in a case filed with the capital`s Motijheel Police Station. Judge Kamrul Hossain Mollah of Dhaka Metropolitan Sessions Judge Court passed the order after taking charges in cognisance in the case on Wednesday. The accused in the case include BNP Joint Secretary General Hahib-Un-Nabi Khan, BNP Chairperson`s Press Secretary Maruf Kamal Khan and the party chief`s special assistant Shamsur...

4 female JMB members on 5-day remand

  

PNS : A Dhaka court placed four female members of banned militant outfit Jama’atul Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB) on five days remand for each.Metropolitan Magistrate Pranab Kumar Hui passed the order after hearing on the case on Wednesday.Police Inspector (Operation) of Mirpur Model Police Station Shah Jalal Alam applied to the court seeking seven days remand for them.The remanded are—Aklima Rahman Moni, Istisnat Aktar Oishee, Israt Jahan Mousumi and Khadiza Parvin Meghla. The...

Ex-MP Sakhawat gets death penalty, 7 jailed unto death

  

PNS : Former lawmaker Sakhawat Hossain has been awarded death penalty by the International Crimes Tribunal committing atrocities during Bangladesh’s Liberation War.The tribunal has also jailed seven other war criminals unto death and they are Md Billal Hossain, Md Ibrahim Hossain, Sheikh Md Mujibur Rahman, Md Abdul Aziz Sarder, Qazi Ohidul Islam alias Wahidur Salam, Md Aziz Sarder and Abdul Khalek Morol.A three-member bench headed by International Crimes Tribunal chairman Justice...

Khaleda secures bail in 9 cases

  

  

PNS : BNP Chairperson Khaleda got bails in eight sabotage cases and a sedition case filed for her controversial remarks over the number of martyrs of liberation war in 1971. Judge Kamrul Hossain Mollah of Metropolitan Sessions Judge’s Court granted the bails on Wednesday noon. The court, however, took cognisance charges against the BNP Chief in the sedition case. The eight sabotage cases were filed with Darus Salam Police Station in the capital while the sedition case was lodged...

6 to walk gallows for murdering in Chandpur

  

PNS : A court in Chittagong today convicted six people and sentenced them to death for killing a man in Kachua in Chandpur district on July 30, 2014.Judge Mohitul Haque Enam Chowdhury of Chittagong Divisional Speedy Trial Tribunal delivered the verdict on Tuesday morning.Tribunal counsel Aiyub Khan confirmed the matter to Media.According to the case statement, the victim Waliullah was hacked to death on July 30 in 2014. Later, victim`s wife Jaynab Begum filed a murder case...

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