Law & Court

Govt to explain why MP Rana should not be granted bail

  

PNS: The government has been directed by the High Court (HC) on Wednesday to explain why Amanur Rahman Khan Rana, Awami League (AL) MP from Tangail-3, should not be granted bail in the freedom fighter Faruk Ahmed murder case.A two-member HC bench comprising Justice Sheikh Abdul Awal and Justice Md Khasrajjaman passed the order.Earlier on January 16, the bench fixed Wednesday to pass its order on the bail petition filed by Rana’s lawyer.Advocate Abdul Baset Majumder stood for...

Not completely happy with verdict: Nazrul’s father-in-law

  

PNS: Narayanganj City Corporation panel mayor Nazrul Islam’s father-in-law Shahidul Islam said that he was not absolutely happy with the verdict of the seven-murder case.“I am not fully happy with judgment because names of five accused in FIR were dropped from charge sheet,” he said.However, Nazrul’s wife Selina Islam said she was satisfied with the verdict and the higher court would uphold the verdict.“I am happy with the verdict but I will not show ‘V’ sign until the execution...

N’ganj 7-murder: Nur Hossain, Tarek and 24 others to hang

  

PNS: A Narayanganj court has sentenced prime accused Nur Hossain, ex-RAB official Tarek Sayeed and 24 others to death in connection with the infamous seven murders of Narayanganj.Apart from RAB commanding officer Tarek Sayeed Mohammad, the other two dismissed officials of the elite force — Major Arif Hossain and Lt. commander Masud Rana are also in the death row list.The other condemned convicts are Mizanur Rahman Dipu, Abdul Alim, Mohinuddin Munshi, Lans Nayek Hira Miah, Sipahi Abu...

Offices prone to graft will be specially monitored by ACC

  

PNS: Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) Chairman Iqbal Mahmood said on Wednesday that the offices of different departments which had been alleged to be prone to corruption will be specially monitored by them.Complain of corruption is our main priority, we are not bothered whether a person is a cadre or non-cadre,” the ACC chief told reporters at a press briefing at his office this morning.13 people were caught red-handed while giving and taking bribes in 2016 by the anti-graft...

Nasirnagar Hindu attack: AL leader on 2-day remand

  

PNS: A Brahmanbaria court has placed a local Awami League leader on a two-day remand in a case filed in connection with attack on Hindu community people in the district’s Nasirnagar upazila.Additional Chief Judicial Magistrate Md Shafiqul Islam passed the order on Tuesday when police produced Suruj Ali before the court seeking a seven-day remand prayer.Suruj Ali, who was recently suspended from the president post of Chapartola Union Awami League, was arrested by the detectives on...

Lower court to resume trial proceedings of Odhikar secretary, director: HC

  

PNS: The High Court on Monday directed the lower court to resume the trial proceedings of a case filed against rights organization Odhikar secretary Adilur Rahman Khan and its director SM Nasir Uddin Elan under the Information and Communication Technology Act.The HC bench of Justice M Enayetur Rahim and Justice Shahidul Karim passed the order after rejecting an appeal filed by Nasiruddin and Adilur against the lower court order that framed charges against them in the case.On June 10,...

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...

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