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Khaleda’s bail depends on court: Quader

Dhak – Awami League general secretary Obaidul Quader on Wednesday said the court will decide whether BNP chairperson Khaleda Zia would be freed on bail or not for receiving treatment abroad. “How can the government push for her bail? Won’t it be disrespect for the court?” he said while talking to journalists at the Bangladesh Secretariat. He said BNP MP ... Read More »

Canada court allows BD judicial review for Nur Chy’s status

Dhaka – A Canadian Federal Court on September 17 allowed a judicial review plea filed by Bangladesh against Canadian Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship’s decision not to disclose immigration status of Bangabandhu’s killer Nur Chowdhury in that country. “This court’s judgment is that the application for judicial review is allowed, with costs,” said Justice James W O’Reilly of Federal ... Read More »

Michael Jackson fans sue in French court

Michael Jackson fan clubs are set to sue two alleged child abuse victims of Michael Jackson in a French court this week over their claims in the recent HBO documentary “Leaving Neverland”. Thursday’s hearing will take place at a court in the northern city of Orleans where the Michael Jackson Community, the MJ Street and On The Line groups will ... Read More »

Warrant against Artist Mila for not testifying before court

Dhaka, June 24 – A court of Dhaka on Sunday issued warrant of arresst against singer Mila as she did not appear in the court to testify for a long time.Judge Md Sharif Uddin of the Women and Children Repression Prevention Tribunal-9 of Dhaka issued the warrant on Sunday.Earlier, the court fixed Sunday to record the depositions of complainant Mila. ... Read More »

Court completely independent, no govt interference: Quader

Dhaka, June 18 – Awami League general secretary Obaidul Quader yesterday again claimed that the country’s judiciary is completely independent and the Sheikh Hasina government doesn’t interfere in the court matters. “It has proved again that the AL-led government doesn’t interfere in the court affairs. Judiciary is working independently,” he said this referring to the six-month bail of BNP chairperson ... Read More »

Court orders testing Wasa water from 34 points

Dhaka, May 21 (UNB) – The High Court on Tuesday issued an order to test Wasa water samples from 34 locations in the capital. The bench of Justice JBM Hassan and Justice Md Khairul Alam ordered Wasa to provide Tk 1.7 lakh to cover the test expenditure. The local government secretary has been asked to collect the money from Wasa. ... Read More »

US threatens International Criminal Court

(Washington, DC) – The United States decision to impose visa bans on International Criminal Court (ICC) staff will imperil accountability for grave international crimes, Human Rights Watch said today. US Secretary of State Michael Pompeo on March 15, 2019 announced that the bans will apply to ICC personnel involved in the court’s potential investigation of US citizens and may possibly be used to deter ... Read More »

Pakistani court grants bail to ex-PM for medical treatment

Islamabad, Mar 26 (AP/UNB) — Pakistan’s supreme court has granted six weeks’ bail to former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif for medical treatment at a domestic hospital. In Tuesday’s ruling, the court said Sharif — who has heart-related issues — will not be allowed to leave the country. Disqualified from office by the Supreme Court in 2017 over corruption allegations, Sharif ... Read More »

Dhaka court issues arrest warrant for jailed Ex-PM Khaleda

Dhaka, March 21 – The Chief Metropolitan Court of Dhaka on Thursday issued an arrest warrant for BNP Chairperson Begum Khaleda Zia in connection with a case filed for making a “defamatory statement” on Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman. Khaleda Zia is now in the prison after she was convicted on February 8, last year in the Zia Orphanage Trust graft ... Read More »

Court takes cognizance in Dipon murder case

Dhaka, March 20 – The Special Anti-Terrorism Tribunal of Dhaka on Tuesday took cognizance of the charges against eight members of banned militant outfit Ansar Al Islam in connection with the Faisal Arefin Dipon murder case. Scrutinising the case documents, and other papers, Judge Majibur Rahman of the Special Anti-Terrorism Tribunal accepted the charges against the accused in the case. ... Read More »

Lula must start prison term, rules Brazil Supreme Court

Former Brazilian President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva will be imprisoned while he appeals his corruption conviction, the country’s Supreme Court has ruled. He is facing 12 years in jail on charges of accepting a bribe but had asked to remain free during his appeal. Lula claims the charges are politically motivated, and designed to prevent him from running in ... Read More »

Beef up security in all courts: CJ

Chief Justice SK Sinha has asked for taking necessary steps to beef up security in all the courts across the country. As per as the directives of the Chief Justice, the Supreme Court administration issued an office order in this regard on Thursday. Copies of the SC office order, signed by High Court Division registrar Abu Syed Diljar Hossain, were ... Read More »

JCD leaders on remand (23-6)

Dhaka-A Dhaka court on Thursday placed five JCD leaders and activists, including Titumir College unit Chhatra Dal (JCD) President, on six days’ remand in two cases filed under the Special Powers Act and the Explosive Substances Act. Read More »

No compromise over independence of judiciary: CJ

Chief Justice SK Sinha on Thursday asserted that there will be no compromise when it comes to the independence of the judiciary and the rule of law in the country. He came up with the remarks while addressing a views-exchange meeting at Comilla Court Bar Association Auditorium. “In almost all the countries of the world, there exist some problems between ... Read More »

AUST teacher denied bail again

Justice done

Dhaka-A Dhaka court once again rejected the bail petition of Mahfujur Rashid Ferdous, Associate Professor of Ahsanullah University of Science and Technology, on Sunday afternoon, in a case filed on the charge of sexual harassment of some female students of the university. Read More »