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12:26 AM, August 22, 2013 / LAST MODIFIED: 03:40 AM, August 22, 2013

Justice Kemaluddin no more

Justice Kemaluddin no moreFormer chief justice Kemaluddin Hossain died of old age complications in the capital's United Hospital early yesterday. He was 90.
He left behind his wife, three sons, three daughters-in-law, and three grandchildren.
President Abdul Hamid and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina expressed deep shock at his death and conveyed their sympathy to the bereaved family.
Law Minister Shafique Ahmed and State Minister for Law Qamrul Islam also condoled his death.
Justice Kemaluddin was the fourth chief justice of Bangladesh from February 1, 1978 to April 11, 1982.
In 1968, he was appointed as deputy attorney general of the East Pakistan High Court and in 1969 he was recruited as a judge of the East Pakistan High Court. Kemaluddin was appointed a judge of the Appellate Division of Bangladesh Supreme Court in 1978.
He was the Law Commission chairman between 1998 and 2001.
His first namaz-e-janaza was held on the Supreme Court premises at 2:30pm yesterday.
Later, he was buried at Banani graveyard following the second janaza at Gulshan Azad mosque, his son Istiaq Hossain told The Daily Star.

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