Lawyer suspended for misconduct with judge

A lawyer of a court in Jessore was suspended on Monday for behaving offensively towards a judge during a case hearing.Jessore Bar Association suspended lawyer Shakawat Hossain temporarily and issued a show-cause notice to him asking to know why his membership of the association should not be cancelled permanently.
Confirming the incident, the association’s president, AZM Feroz, said Shakawat had behaved with senior judicial magistrate Sumi Ahmed in an offensive way during a case hearing on May 30 as she did not grant bail to his two clients, who are absconding for a long time.
Later, the judge submitted a written complaint to the association in this regard.
The association also gave a seven days’ time to the suspended lawyer to give reply to the notice.
(UNB, Jessore)

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