Law Minister Anisul Huq on Sunday claimed that it was corruption that prompted Chief Justice Surenda Kumar Sinha to step down from his post.
“The Chief Justice resigned as other judges refused to sit with him following 11 charges he is facing,” he said while addressing a programme at Taltala village in Kasba municipality marking the inauguration of electrification of several villages.
The minister also claimed that SK Sinha had got angered when he told him that the Constitution is the supreme law.
Mentioning that the next general election will be held in December next in a free and fair manner, he said Awami League will return to power. “No one will be allowed to create any chaos. Any attempt to foil the election will be dealt with an iron hand,” he added.