BD SC Bar wants judges recruitment as per const, verdict

Dhaka, Mar 29 – The lawyers of Supreme Court Bar Association (SCBA) on Thursday demanded the judges’ recruitment to the Appellate Division and High Court division of the Supreme Court according to the constitution and relevant verdicts.Speaking at a press conference at Shahid SAhafiur Rahman Auditorium, SCBA President Advocate Joynul Abedin said with a view to clear and effective and objective recruitment of judges, SC selected seven criterions in a verdict on April 13, 2017.
The recommended aspirant for the post of judge must be talented, skilled, judicious and righteous according to the eighth paragraph of the constitution.
“We heard the government is going to recruit new judges to the Appellate and High Court division. But the government doesn’t say anything although we have requested repeatedly to know their opinion,” Advocate Abedin said.
Following this condition, the SCBA is demanding the judge’s recruitment according to the Article 95 (2) which passed on April 13.
Among others, SCBA Secretary Barrister AM Mahabub Uddin Khokon, and Vice-President Umme-Kulsum Rekha were present on the occasion. – UNB