58 High Court benches formed to dispose cases | The Daily Star
06:11 PM, June 20, 2018 / LAST MODIFIED: 06:23 PM, June 20, 2018

58 HC benches formed to dispose cases

Chief Justice Syed Mahmud Hossain has constituted 58 High Court benches with its 93 judges for disposing cases after reopening from annual vacation on June 24.

Both the Appellate and High Court Divisions of the SC went to a three-week annual vacation on June 1 and they will reopen on June 24.

Among the 58 vacation benches of the HC, 36 are two-member (division) benches and 22 are one-member (single bench).

They will deal with the cases from 10:30am during their scheduled working days, according to a notice issued by the chief justice. The notice was published on the SC website.

The number of HC judges stood at 98 after 18 additional judges were appointed on May 30 for two years.

Among the total 98 HC judges, three are dealing with the war crimes cases in the International Crimes Tribunal and two are now on leave, a SC high official told The Daily Star.

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