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  12 Jun 2024, 14:34

7 lawyers exempted from personal appearance in contempt of court case

Dhaka, June 12 2024 (BSS) - The Appellate Division of the Supreme Court (SC)

has exempted seven pro-BNP lawyers of the Supreme Court from appearing
personally in a contempt of court case filed against them for passing
derogatory remarks on two SC judges.

A four-judge Appellate Division Bench led by Chief Justice Obaidul Hasan
passed the order as they earlier made an application.

The court has also asked them to give a written explanation regarding the
contempt of court by July 25.

The seven lawyers are- Barrister Kausar Kamal, AJ Muhammad Ali, Fahima
Nasreen, Md Abdul Jabbar Bhuiyan, Barrister Md Ruhul Quddus Kajal, Md
Mahbubur Rahman Khan and Gazi Kamrul Islam.

Among them, AJ Muhammad Ali passed away last month and was acquitted from
charges.

On August 29 of last year, appeals were filed by Supreme Court lawyer Md
Nazmul Huda, against these seven lawyers for contempt of court based on the
statements given in a press conference about two judges of the Supreme Court.

On November 15 last, the seven lawyers were asked by the court to appear on
January 15 to explain their role in the question raised in the contempt of
court petition based on the statement given in the press conference.


 

 

 

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