The Supreme Court today brought some changes in its administration through transferring its 10 officials including the registrar general to other places.
The apex court also transferred 15 other judicial officers with the rank from joint district judges to district judges from their present workplaces to other places.
The law ministry today issued three separate gazette notifications to this effect, saying that the transfer orders have been made public for the people’s interest.
According to the notifications, the SC Registrar General Syed Aminul Islam has been transferred to the post of chairman of minimum wage board, Dhaka, High Court Registrar Md Abu Syed Diljar Hossain has been transferred to the post of special judge court-3 of Dhaka, High Court’s Additional Registrar Md Zabid Hossain to the post of the judge of Nari O Shishu Nirjaton Daman Tribunal in Rangpur, High Court’s Additional Registrar Md Sabbir Faiz to the post of additional district and sessions judge of Lalmonirhat, the chief justice’s personal secretary Md Anisur Rahman to the post of additional district and sessions judge of Panchgarh, Appellate Division’s Additional Registrar Arunav Chakraborty to the post of additional district and sessions judge of Satkhira, Supreme Court’s special officer AEM Ismail Hossain to the post of additional district and sessions judge of Borguna, High Court’s Deputy Registrar Md Azizul Haque to the post of joint district and sessions judge of Thakurgaon, High Court’s Deputy Registrar Begum Farjana Yesmin to the post of joint district and sessions judge of Pirojpur and High Court’s Deputy Registrar Mohammad Kamal Hossain Shikdar has been transferred to the post of joint district and sessions judge of Chuadanga.
Earlier in the day, the SC approved the proposal for transferring 25 judicial officials including 10 high officials of the Supreme Court registrar’s office.
On October 11, Law Minister Anisul Huq told reporters that Justice Md Abdul Wahhab Miah who is performing duties as the chief justice, has desired to bring some changes in the SC administration.
In response to the law minister’s statement, Chief Justice Surendra Kumar Sinha, who is now abroad since October 13 said he was a “bit worried about the independence of the judiciary”.