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Four HC judges elevated to SC

Four HC judges elevated to SC

Four judges of the High Court have been elevated to the Appellate Division of the Supreme Court, raising the number of judges at the apex court to 10.

The judges are Mohammad Anwarul Haque, Siddiqur Rahman Miah, Hasan Fayez Siddique and AHM Shamsuddin Chowdhury. The appointments will come into effect from the date of their oath taking.

Acting President Abdul Hamid made the appointments, Law Minister Barrister Shafique Ahmed told UNB over phone on Thursday night.

Contacted, Supreme Court Registrar AKM Shamsul Islam told the agency that the date for taking their oath is yet to be fixed as he did not receive any gazette notification in this regard. UNB


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