Appellate Division

Millions in backlog cases

We appreciate the comments made by Law Minister Anisul Huq recently that a high-powered committee will be set up to expedite the disposal of some 3.4 million cases stuck in the pipeline. We understand this committee will help investigators produce witnesses and complete investigations at shortened periods of time.

February 18, 2016
February 18, 2016

Order on Fakhrul's bail plea Feb 22

The Supreme Court fixes February 22 for passing orders on petitions filed by BNP acting secretary general Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir for extending his bail in three separate arson and vandalism cases.

February 9, 2016
February 9, 2016

Justice Manik submits 65 judgments, orders

Justice AHM Shamsuddin Choudhury Manik, a former judge of the Appellate Division, yesterday submitted 65 judgments and orders written after his retirement, along with the relevant case files to the apex court.

February 8, 2016
February 8, 2016

3 Appellate Division judges take oath

Three judges, latest additions in the Appellate Division of the Supreme Court, have taken oath this morning at the apex court premises.

February 7, 2016
February 7, 2016

3 HC judges appointed to Appellate Division

Three High Court judges are appointed to the Appellate Division of the Supreme Court. The judges -- Justice Mirza Hossain Haider, Justice Md Nizamul Huq and Justice Md Bazlur Rahman -- will be sworn-in tomorrow morning.

February 4, 2016
February 4, 2016

Govt to appoint 3 judges to Appellate Division

The government takes an initiative to promote three High Court judges to the Appellate Division, as the apex court has a shortage of judges for more than two years.

December 25, 2015
December 25, 2015

Judges to be appointed in a month

The government may take an initiative to promote some High Court judges to the Appellate Division in a month, as the apex court has been going through a shortage of judges for more than two years.

November 23, 2015
November 23, 2015

Torture on woman: SC upholds stay on shifting case to military court

Supreme Court upholds High Court order that stayed a move to transfer a case filed against an army officer allegedly for torturing his wife to a military court from a special tribunal.

November 19, 2015
November 19, 2015

[WATCH NOW] SQ Chy: The master of genocide

Salauddin Quader Chowdhury, 66, known for ruthless massacre of unarmed civilians, torturing freedom fighters and pro-liberation forces in 1971 is finally close to gallows.

November 16, 2015
November 16, 2015

HC bench refuses to hear plea of Salauddin’s wife

The High Court refuses to hear a writ petition filed by the wife of war criminal Salauddin Quader Chowdhury challenging the constitutional provision that allows the trial of an individual for committing crimes against humanity during the Liberation War.

November 11, 2015
November 11, 2015

Verdict on Fakhrul’s bail petitions Nov 16

The High Court fixes November 16 for delivering judgement on three petitions filed by BNP acting secretary general Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir seeking bail in three arson and vandalism cases.