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Friday, 14 July 2017 10:34

Justice Anwarul Haque dies

NEWS FLASH CORRESPONDENT Justice Anwarul Haque died in a hospital in Dhaka on Thursday. He died while undergoing treatment at the Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University (BSMMU) in the capital around 5.30pm. He was the Chairman of International Crimes Tribunal. Mehedi Masud, one of the IT officers of ICT, has confirmed in this connection to Samakal immediately after the death. Justice Anwarul Haque died of cancer and he was brought to Dhaka from Singapore Cancer Hospital on July 5. He was appointed chairman of the International Crimes Tribunal-1 on September 15, 2015.
Friday, 14 July 2017 10:27

4 promoted to senior secretaries

News Flash Correspondent A total of four secretaries have been promoted to senior secretaries on Thursday. A notification from the ministry of public administration, has confirmed in this connection on the day. The senior secretaries were appointed at the same place where they worked in previous time. With this four, at total of 13 senior secretaries are working in the administration now. The officials are- Dr Aslam Alam,Yunusur Rahman, Moinuddin Abdullah and Khondkar Anwarul Islam.
News Flash Correspondent Maruful Islam, a sub-inspector of Mirpur Police Station, has been suspended temporarily as he allegedly submitted charge sheet against a 10-month-old baby and a deceased person of a theft case lodged in June last year. The action was taken as per the direction of Inspector General of Police AKM Shahidul Hoque today, says senior information officer of the police headquarters, Kamrul Islam. Earlier on May 9, a Dhaka court gave the police investigator a week to appear in person to explain how and why a 10-month-old baby and a deceased person were implicated in the charge sheet.…
> Newsflash Correspondent BNP chief Khaleda Zia, who appeared in a Dhaka court on Thursday for a graft case hearing, has filed a petition to defer the hearing. The court of Dhaka’s Third Special Judge is hearing the Zia Charitable Trust graft case accusing the former premier of embezzling Tk 31.5 milion. It had fixed Thursday to hear Khaleda’s deposition for the trial. After skipping the deposition several times, the BNP chairperson arrived at the court at Old Dhaka’s Bakshibazar around 11am. On May 19, after rescheduling the hearing for fifth time, the court warned that an arrest warrant will…
> Newsflash Correspondent According to Rampura Thana police, the mother has been taken to the Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Court on Friday noon and the remand has been sought for interrogating her. Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) yesterday said the mother of the two siblings, who were found dead at home in Dhaka’s Banashree, confessed to killing of her children. Commander Mufti Mahmud Khan, director of RAB Legal and Media wing, said “The mother killed her children over extra marital affair, dispute over land, and psychological and social disorder.” Earlier, DMCH Forensic department lecturer Prodeep Biswash, who conducted the autopsy of the…
var gandr_conf = { siteid : 7820, slot : 23098, }; Newsflash Correspondent The Appellate Division on Wednesday upheld death sentence of Jamaat-e-Islami amir Motiur Rahman Nizami for planning the killing of intellectuals and mass killings in Pabna during the war of independence in 1971. A four-judge bench, chaired by Chief Justice SK Sinha, delivered the verdict at about 9:10am in the morning pronounced the unanimous decision rejecting his appeal. Other judges of the bench were Justice Nazmun Ara Sultana, Justice Syed Mahmud Hossain and Justice Hasan Foez Siddique. Nizami’s death sentence was upheld in three charges for instigating Pakistan…
Wednesday, 06 January 2016 09:02

Case filed against Khaleda, Goyeshwar

var gandr_conf = { siteid : 7820, slot : 23098, }; Newsflash Correspondent Two separate defamation cases have been filed against BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia and the party leader Goyeshwar Chandra Roy over their controversial remarks on the count of 1971 freedom fighters and martyred intellectuals. AB Siddique, president of a pro-Awami League organisation Bangladesh Jananetri Parishad, filed the cases with the Dhaka Metropolitan Magistrate Aminul Haque’s court on Tuesday. The hearings of the cases are scheduled to be held later in the day, said the plaintiff. According to the case statement, Khaleda tried to distort the history of Bangladesh's…
Staff Correspondent The High Court has banned the use of Indian or other sub-continental film songs as ringtones or welcome tunes in mobile phones. The court ordered 'abstention’ from the use of songs and tunes from Hindi movies, Indian Bangla movies and movies from any other country in the Indian subcontinent as Value Added Services (VAS) of the mobile-phone operators. The bench of justices Farah Mahbub and Kazi Md Ejarul Haque Akondo issued the order with a rule after hearing a writ petition on Thursday. Petitioner’s lawyer Mehedi Hasan Chowdhury said the court issued the rule asking why the use…
Staff Correspondent The government has ordered a probe into the suicide of freedom fighter Ayub Khan, who took his own life after being ‘humiliated’ by the secretary of Liberation War Affairs. “Joint secretary (administration) Sheikh Mijanur Rahman has been told to investigate and give me every detail within three days,” Liberation War Affairs Minister AKM Mozammel Huq told reporters at the Secretariat on Thursday. Police said the 62-year-old freedom fighter left a suicide note saying Secretary MA Hannan ‘threw him out’ - a kind of humiliation he could not live with. Khan, former commander of the Muktijoddha Sangsad’s Satkania Upazila…
Saturday, 13 December 2014 09:15

Chief Justice wants more judges, Courts

Staff Correspondent Chief Justice Muzammel Hossain yesterday stressed the need for appointing more judges and manpower as well as increasing the number of courts for reducing the backlog of cases. “The huge backlog of cases is a major hurdle to getting justice by the people,” he said while addressing 17th founding anniversary of Jatiya Samannita Unnayan Foundation, a social-economic development organisation, at Diploma Engineers’ Institute in the capital.The chief justice also said if the number of judges and manpower at the courts can be increased, the backlog of cases will be reduced.He said, “The opportunity for the judges to get…
Senior Correspondent, newsflash24bd.comIn a verdict that came as a shock to many, Bangladesh's highest appeals court has watered down the death sentence of top Jamaat-e-Islami leader Delwar Hossain Sayedee to lifetime in jail.The verdict was a majority view by the five-strong bench, triggering clashes between police and secular protesters demanding execution of the 74-year old Islamist stalwart.The government was careful to react, with the law minister saying he was “dismayed as a person” but respectful of the apex court’s decision. He and others hinted that the prosecution might be called into question after the looking into the full verdict.Ganajagaran Mancha…