Bangladesh Supreme Court

June 9, 2020
June 9, 2020

Legal notice served for proper management of coronavirus-related medical wastage

A Supreme Court lawyer has served a legal notice to the government authorities concerned to take necessary steps in 72 hours for the proper management of coronavirus-related medical wastage.

June 6, 2020
June 6, 2020

Virtual hearings: 6,542 accused secured bail last week

Lower courts across the country have granted bail to 6,542 accused of different criminal cases during the five working days (May 31 to June 4) last week, sources at the Supreme Court says.

April 6, 2020
April 6, 2020

SC judges donates Tk 10 lakh to PM’s fund to tackle coronavirus outbreak

The Supreme Court judges have donated Tk 10 lakh to the prime minister's fund as part of effort to tackle the outbreak of coronavirus.

April 4, 2020
April 4, 2020

Temporary court orders, staying case proceedings, status quo extended for two weeks after reopening: SC

The Supreme Court issues a circular saying that all temporary court orders such as those granting bail, staying case proceedings and issuing status quo will be extended for two weeks’ till...

March 16, 2020
March 16, 2020

Mobile courts sentencing minors: SC stays HC verdict against it

The Supreme Court has stayed a High Court verdict that scrapped the convictions and jail sentences handed down by the executive magistrate-run mobile courts to juveniles across the country.

March 15, 2020
March 15, 2020

Coronavirus: petition seeks closing of educational institutions, ports, borders

A Supreme Court lawyer has filed a writ petition with the High Court seeking directives on the government to close all educational institutions, land, sea and air ports and borders across the...

March 12, 2020
March 12, 2020

1,650 agriculture officers cannot join office: SC upholds HC order

The Supreme Court upholds a High Court order that issued a status quo on recruitment of 1,650 deputy assistant agriculture officers on charge of irregularities in application of the quota system in...

March 10, 2020
March 10, 2020

SC lawyer appeals to president, PM to pardon Khaleda

A Supreme Court (SC) lawyer appeals to the president and prime minister to pardon the jail sentence of BNP chairperson Khaleda Zia and release her from jail on humanitarian ground ahead of birth...

March 5, 2020
March 5, 2020

SC stays HC order asking law enforcers to take action against gambling in clubs

The Supreme Court stays a High Court directive that asked law enforcing agencies to take immediate action against clubs, seize gambling equipment and prevent people from playing such games in clubs.

February 24, 2020
February 24, 2020

Writ challenges govt move to reduce savings interest rate

A Supreme Court lawyer has filed a writ petition with the High Court, challenging the legality of the government move to reduce the interest rate on bank savings to a single digit.