Dhaka, Mar 8 (UNB) : The Ministry of Law has recommended extension of the stay on the sentences of BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia for six months more in two graft cases.
Irfan Selim relieved from narcotics case
Irfan Selim, son of Awami League leader Haji Selim and former ward councillor of Dhaka South City Corporation (DSCC), was relieved on Monday.
Cartoonist Kishore tortured – lawyer: Court rejects remand
Magistrate Mohammad Jashim of the CMM Court rejected a petition filed to put cartoonist Kishore on remand, in connection with the case filed under Digital Security Act.
Suu Kyi in Closed-Door Court sans Lawyer, Protests Continue
Myanmar’s top generals have begun the process to prevent Aung San Suu Kyi – the country’s popular civilian leader – from ever holding political power. Both she and President Win Myint were arraigned in a closed-door court session via video link Tuesday, Feb. 16.
Papia’s Arms case: Court to deliver verdict Oct 12
A Dhaka court on Sunday set October 12 for delivering verdict in an arms case filed against Narsingdi’s expelled Jubo Mohila League leader Shamima Nur Papia and her husband Mofizur Rahman Sumon.
Contempt of court rule issued against health secy, DGHS DG
The High Court on Tuesday issued a contempt of court rule against health secretary and director general (DG) of the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS).
Virtual court hearings: 4,960 people granted bail in 3 days
A total of 4,960 people secured bail after their petitions were heard by virtual courts across the country in three days from June 28 to July 2.
Bangladesh court closure extended until May 5
In line with the extended general holidays, all courts across the country will remain closed until May 5 to prevent the spread of coronavirus. Chief Justice Syed Mahmud Hossain took the decision from a full-court meeting held through videoconferencing on…
SC summons tribunal judge for granting bail to rape accused
The Appellate Division on Thursday summoned Dhaka Women and Children Repression Prevention Tribunal judge Ms Begum Kamrun Nahar for granting bail to a rape accused.
Sagar-Runi murder case: HC drops petition from cause list
The High Court on Wednesday dropped from the cause list a petition filed by Tanvir Rahman, an accused in the journalist couple Sagar-Runi murder case, seeking cancellation of the case proceedings.
Court is legal authority to grant Khaleda’s bail: Quader
DHAKA, Feb 14, 2020 (BSS) – Urging the BNP to shun negative politics, Awami League General Secretary and Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader today said the court is the legal authority to grant the bail plea of Begum…
JJhalakathi PP murder: HC upholds death sentence of 5 JMB men
The High Court (HC) on Monday upheld a verdict of the subordinate court sentencing five members of Banned militant group Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB) to death for murdering a Jhalakathi Public Prosecutor in 2007.
Court orders Myanmar to prevent Rohingya genocide
‘The ICJ finds that there is a real and imminent risk’ The International Court of Justice has ordered measures to prevent the genocide of Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar. The decision comes despite de facto leader Aun San Suu Kyi personally…
Court orders freezing 194 bank accounts of GK Shamim
A court here on Monday asked the authorities concerned to freeze 194 bank accounts of Golam Kibria Shamim alias GK Shamim in a money laundering case.
HC orders probe into use of Cancer Hospital ICU equipment
The High Court (HC) on Thursday ordered investigation into irregularities in using modern equipment procured for the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) of the National Institute of Cancer Research and Hospital (NICRH).
Rifat Murder: Court indicts wife Minni, 9 others
A court here on Wednesday indicted Aysha Siddika Minni and nine others in a case filed over the murder of her husband Rifat Sharif. Rifat Sharif was hacked to death in broad daylight on June 26.
Take exams of expelled PEC candidates by Dec 28: HC
The High Court (HC) on Wednesday ordered the authorities concerned to take examination of expelled students of Primary Education Completion (PEC) by December 28 and publish their results by December 31.
Spanish court refuses to extradite Venezuelan ex-minister
Madrid (AP/UNB) — Spain´s National Court has rejected the extradition to the United States of a former Venezuelan minister allegedly involved in money laundering linked to Venezuela’s PDVSA state oil company. The court said Tuesday it had turned down the…
Ntv video editor Atik murder: HC upholds lower court verdict
The High Court on Sunday upheld the death penalty of a convict and the life imprisonment of two others in the NTV video editor Atikul Islam Atik murder case.
Justice for Peace, Dev: Plan to introduce virtual court: PM
Dhaka, Dec 7 – Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Saturday said the government is thinking about introducing a virtual court in the country.
Abrar murder: Court orders arrest of 4 fugitives
A court here on Monday accepted the charge sheet against 25 accused and issued arrest warrant against four fugitive ones in Bangladesh University of Technology (BUET) student Abrar Fahad killing case.
Court says EU states must label Israeli settlement products
The European Union’s top court says that EU countries must oblige retailers to identify products made in Israeli settlements with special labels, a ruling likely to spark anger in Israel.
Samsung heir Lee appears in court for corruption retrial
Seoul, Oct 25 (AP/UNB) — Billionaire Samsung scion Lee Jae-yong appeared in court on Friday for his retrial on the corruption allegations that partially fueled the explosive 2016 scandal that spurred massive street protests and sent South Korea’s then-president to…
WikiLeaks founder Assange in court to fight extradition
London, Oct 21 (AP/UNB) — WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange appeared in court Monday to fight extradition to the United States on charges of conspiring to hack into a Pentagon computer, with his legal team saying it needs more time to…
Khaleda’s bail depends on court: Quader
Dhak – Awami League general secretary Obaidul Quader on Wednesday said the court will decide whether BNP chairperson Khaleda Zia would be freed on bail or not for receiving treatment abroad. “How can the government push for her bail? Won’t…
Court can’t issue stay on working of political party: BNP
Dhaka, Sept 24 (UNB) – Claiming that Jatiyatabadi Chhatra Dal (JCD) has been carrying out its activities lawfully, BNP on Tuesday said court has no ‘jurisdiction’ to issue an injunction on the functioning of a political party.
Canada court allows BD judicial review for Nur Chy’s status
Dhaka – A Canadian Federal Court on September 17 allowed a judicial review plea filed by Bangladesh against Canadian Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship’s decision not to disclose immigration status of Bangabandhu’s killer Nur Chowdhury in that country. “This…
No Britney Spears, no decisions made at closed court
A hearing Wednesday on the future of the court conservatorship that for 11 years has controlled the money and affairs of Britney Spears ended with no decisions made and no appearance from the pop star.
Michael Jackson fans sue in French court
Michael Jackson fan clubs are set to sue two alleged child abuse victims of Michael Jackson in a French court this week over their claims in the recent HBO documentary “Leaving Neverland”. Thursday’s hearing will take place at a court…
Warrant against Artist Mila for not testifying before court
Dhaka, June 24 – A court of Dhaka on Sunday issued warrant of arresst against singer Mila as she did not appear in the court to testify for a long time.Judge Md Sharif Uddin of the Women and Children Repression…