contempt of court

June 5, 2018
June 5, 2018

Contempt rule against 4 secretaries

The High Court issues a contempt of court rule against eight government high officials including four secretaries for not complying with its directives over extending the service period of a freedom fighter.

August 5, 2017
August 5, 2017

‘Muhith’s 16th amendment remark a contempt of court’

BNP slams Finance Minister AMA Muhith for his remark that the 16th amendment of constitution will be passed in the parliament every time it will be scrapped by the High Court.

July 20, 2017
July 20, 2017

HC exempts 5 lawyers from contempt rule

The High Court exempts five lawyers from contempt of court rule after accepting their apology over obstructing court proceedings, shouting in courtroom and assaulting a bench officer.

March 29, 2016
March 29, 2016

Two ministers kept mum at cabinet meeting

Food Minister Qamrul Islam and Liberation War Affairs Minister AKM Mozammel Huq, who have been convicted of contempt of court, have neither violated the constitution nor broken their oath of office by making comments on the chief justice, Law Minister Anisul Huq said yesterday.

March 27, 2016
March 27, 2016

CJ comments: Ministers Qamrul, Mozammel fined

Supreme Court fines Food Minister Qamrul Islam and Liberation War Affairs Minister AKM Mozammel Huq Tk 50 thousand each for committing contempt of court by making contemptuous statements about the chief justice.

January 11, 2016
January 11, 2016

SQ Chy’s lawyer exonerated of contempt charge

A special tribunal in Dhaka exonerates a counsel of executed war criminal Salauddin Quader Chowdhury from a contempt of court charge after he offered unconditional apology.

September 10, 2015
September 10, 2015

ICT-1 issues show cause on prosecutors’ absence

A tribunal in Dhaka issues a show cause notice against the acting chief prosecutor seeking an explanation why all the prosecutors skipped court proceedings.

August 30, 2015
August 30, 2015

ICT order on Zafrullah’s contempt deferred

A tribunal in Dhaka defers the date of passing order on contempt of court proceedings against Gonoshasthaya Kendra founder Zafrullah Chowdhury to September 1.

July 12, 2015
July 12, 2015

ICT-2 initiates contempt against Zafrullah

A war crimes tribunal begins contempt proceedings against Zafrullah Chowdhury for criticising a punishment handed to him earlier by the tribunal.

June 21, 2015
June 21, 2015

ICT recalls arrest warrant against Zafrullah

ICT-2 recalls arrest warrant against Zafrullah Chowdhury for non-payment of a fine it had imposed on him for contempt of court.