Another HC bench formed for virtual hearing
Chief Justice Syed Mahmud Hossain today constituted another single-member bench of the High Court for holding virtual hearing and disposing of urgent cases through digital services during the ongoing closure to curb the coronavirus outbreak.
The judge of the High Court bench is Justice JBM Hassan, Supreme Court spokesman Md Saifur Rahman told The Daily Star.
Earlier on May 10, the chief justice formed three single-judge benches of the High Court for holding virtual hearing and disposing of urgent cases.
The three High Court judges are Justice Obaidul Hassan, Justice Jahangir Hossain Selim and Justice Muhammad Khurshid Alam Sarkar.
On the same day, Chief Justice Syed Mahmud Hossain constituted a bench of the Appellate Division with Justice Md Nuruzzaman for virtually hearing and disposing of urgent cases.
Regular activities of all courts across the country, including the Appellate and High Court divisions of the apex court, were suspended on March 26 due to ongoing coronavirus outbreak and are scheduled to stay closed till May 16.