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Nushrat murder: OC Moazzem Hossain seeks bail from HC

Dhaka, May 29 – Former Sonagazi officer-in-charge (OC) Moazzem Hossain on Wednesday filed a petition with the High Court seeking anticipatory bail after a tribunal ordered his arrest in a case over recording and circulating a video statement of slain Feni madrasa student Nusrat Jahan Rafi. The petition was submitted to the related department of the court on Wednesday. A ... Read More »

Khaleda’s writ against makeshift court- ACC to be party: HC

Dhaka, May 27 – The High Court yesterday allowed the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) to become a party in the writ petition filed by BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia challenging the legality of the government’s move to shift her trial in the Niko graft case to the Central Jail in Keraniganj from the now-defunct jailhouse in Old Dhaka. In response to a ... Read More »

Why 52 substandard food items not removed from market: HC

Dhaka, May 23 – The High Court on Thursday summoned the chairman of Bangladesh Food Safety Authority (BFSA) for not complying with its May 12 order to remove 52 substandard food products from the markets across the country. The HC bench asked Mohammad Mahfuzul Hoque, chairman of BFSA, to appear before it on June 16 to explain why he had ... Read More »

Why not directive for fire extinguisher in motor vehicle: HC

Dhaka, May 22 – The High Court on Wednesday issued a rule asking the authorities concerned to explain as to why directives would not be given to install fire extinguishers in all modes of public and private vehicles. The High Court bench of Justice FRM Nazmul Ahasan and Justice KM Kamrul Kader came up with the rule following a writ ... Read More »

Test Cow milk, curt – HC asks BSTI, Food Safety authority

Dhaka, May 21 – After expressing dissatisfaction over the activity of Bangladesh Standards Testing Institute (BSTI) and Bangladesh Food Safety Authority (BFSA), the High Court yesterday directed them to submit a report by June 23 after conducting lab test of raw cow milk, curd and fodder from the markets. The HC bench comprising Justice Md Nazrul Islam Talukder and Justic ... Read More »

HC order: Remove 52 substandard food products from market

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Dhaka, May 12 – The Bangladesh High Court on Sunday asked the authorities concerned to remove immediately from the market 52 food items of different local brands failed quality tests of Bangladesh Standards and Testing Institution (BSTI). The HC bench of Justice Sheikh Hassan Arif and Justice Razik-Al-Jalil passed the order after hearing a writ petition filed by Palash Mahmud, ... Read More »

HC shows grave concern over food adulteration

Dhaka, May 9 – The High Court yesterday expressed grave concerned over the poor activity of government’s organizations in stopping food adulteration and taking legal action against the responsible persons for leading people toward death through supplying contaminated foods. It also expressed anxiety for not withdrawal of 52 food items from the market even after these were found sub-standard by ... Read More »

HC seeks list of companies involved in milk adulteration

Dhaka, May 8 (UNB) – The High Court on Wednesday directed the Bangladesh Food Safety Authority (BFSA) to submit a list of the companies involved in adulteration of milk and curd within May 15. A bench of Justice Md Nazrul Islam Talukder and Justice KM Hafizul Alam passed the order after a report in this regard was submitted before the ... Read More »

HC notice to combat air pollution by 2 City Corpns of Dhaka

Dhaka, May 5- The High Court yesterday summoned the chief executive officers of two Dhaka City Corporations to explain their positions over their reports submitted before the court relating to prevent air pollution in the capital. The HC bench comprising Justice FRM Nazmul Ahasan and Justice KM Kamrul Kader asked them to appear physically before it on May 15. Deputy ... Read More »

HC wants docs of Zia Trust graft case on appeal by Khaleda

Dhaka, April 30 – The High Court Tuesday asked lower court concerned to submit documents of Zia Charitable Trust graft case against BNP Chairperson Begum Khaleda Zia within two months as it accepted her appeal challenging the verdict in the case, official news agency BSS reported on Tuesday. The court also stayed part of that judgement, which fined Khaleda Taka ... Read More »

Incompetent people hold charges of public universities: HC

Dhaka, April 18 – Expressing grave concerned over the ongoing erosion of values in public universities, the High Court yesterday commented that incompetent persons were occupying top posts of the universities across the country. “Incompetent persons are occupying the big posts of the universities across the country that resulted in the ongoing erosion of image of the universities. “None of ... Read More »

HC refuses bail to Sohel Rana of Rana Plaza

Dhaka,April 09 – The High Court Division of the Supreme Court on Tuesday discharged a rule on the bail petiton of Sohel Rana, owner of Rana Plaza which collapsed in 2103 killing 1,136 persons. The High Court bench of Justice Md Nazrul Islam Talukder and Justice KM Hafizul Alam, on Tuesday, disposed off the rule asking why the bail should ... Read More »

BD HC wonders over courage by cops to set up courts at night

Dhaka, Apr 2 (UNB) – The High Court on Tuesday wondered how police can set up courts at night at their desired places to settle disputes. “They take up cases if they find it suitable, or else not. No GD is recorded unless their palms are greased. Even officers-in-charge set up courts at their desired places at night for arbitration ... Read More »

HC stays bail given to MP Rana in murder case

Dhaka, March 25 – The chamber court of the Appellate Division yesterday stayed till March 31 the High Court order that granted bail to former lawmaker Amanur Rahman Khan Rana in the Freedom Fighter Faruk Ahmed murder case. Now, Rana, former Awami League lawmaker from Tangail-3 constituency, will not be able to walk out on bail until further order of ... Read More »

Dispose of Khaleda’s Barapukuia case in 6 months: HC

Dhaka, Feb 25 – The High Court Division on Monday ordered the subordinate court to dispose of the Barapukuria coalmine graft case against BNP Chairperson Begum Khaleda Zia and 10 others within six months. The High Court bench of Justice Md Nazrul Islam Talukder and Justice KM Hafizul Alam passed the order after rejecting a petition filed by Barrister Aminul ... Read More »

HC orders assessment of cow fodder, milk contamination

Dhaka, Feb 11 – The High Court on Monday directed the authorities concerned to conduct a survey to determine how much cow milk, dairy products and cow fodder containing bacteria, antibiotic, lead and pesticides are supplied across the country, which is harmful to public health. In a suo moto move, the HC bench comprising Justice Nazrul Islam Talukder and Justice ... Read More »

Complete drug trials proceedings in six months: HC

Dhaka, Feb 05 – The High Court on Tuesday directed the lower court concerned to complete trials proceedings of all Yaba and other drug and narcotics related cases by six months. The HC bench comprising Justice M Enayetur Rahim and Justice Mostafizur Rahman also asked the deputy commissioners (DCs) and superintendents of police (SPs) to monitor whether the investigation officers ... Read More »

HC order Thursday on legality of new MPs-elect taking oath

Dhaka, Jan 16 – The High Court will deliver its order on Thursday on a writ petition filed challenging the legality of oath-taking of lawmakers elected in the December 30 polls last year. After completion of hearing, the HC bench comprising Justice Moyeenul Islam Chowdhury and Justice Md Ashraful Kamal yesterday fixed the date for delivering its order on the ... Read More »

SC reverses HC stay on Sabrina’s graft case verdict

Dhaka, Dec 1 – The Appellate Division of the Supreme Court yesterday stayed a High Court order that had allowed a convicted person to contest in the upcoming general election. The seven-member bench of the Appellate Division led by Chief Justice Syed Mahmud Hossain passed the order after hearing two petitions filed by the state and Anti-Corruption Commission seeking a ... Read More »

Writ on 4,000 cases: Such cases destroy image of police: HC

Dhaka, Oct 6 – The hearing of a writ on four thousand cases making more than three hundred thousand (Three lakh) BNP leaders and activists accused has been adjourned Monday until Tuesday. The writ was filed with the High Court Division of the Supreme Court on September 23. A High Court bench comprising Justice Moinul Islam Chowdhury and Justice Md Ashraful ... Read More »