Attorney General Mahbubey Alam disappointed over 16th constitutional amendment Bangladesh SC verdict
12:16 PM, July 03, 2017 / LAST MODIFIED: 12:33 PM, July 03, 2017

Attorney general disappointed over 16th amendment verdict

Attorney General Mahbubey Alam today expressed disappointment at the Supreme Court verdict which upheld illegality of the 16th amendment of the constitution.

“I am very sad over the SC verdict as the original constitution in 1972 could not be restored,” Attorney General Alam told reporters after the verdict.

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He added that his office will decide about moving a review petition against the SC verdict after consultation with the government.

A vacuum will be created over the issue regarding removal of the SC judges following the today’s verdict, he said.

The Supreme Judicial Council will not be restored following the apex court verdict, he added.


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