contempt of court

No assemblies, processions on court premises, SC asks lawyers

The Appellate Division of the Supreme Court today asked the lawyers to strictly follow the High Court directives that in 2005 prohibited them from holding assemblies and bringing out processions on the court premises across the country

Educate lawyers to uphold the court’s dignity

Lawyers remain largely unaccountable, especially when it comes to violations of ethical standards, including the basic duty to follow a court’s instruction.

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.

Finance minister’s remark on 16th amendment a contempt of court: BNP

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.

Assault on bench officer / 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.

Contempt of Court / 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.

CJ comments: Ministers Qamrul, Mozammel fined Tk 50 thousand each

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.

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.

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.

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.

May 14, 2015
May 14, 2015

Order on contempt against 23 citizens Jun 10

A tribunal in Dhaka fixes June 10 for passing an order regarding the contempt proceedings it had initiated against 23 eminent citizens for issuing statements expressing concern over Dhaka British journalist Devid Bergman’s conviction.

April 23, 2015
April 23, 2015

Bergman verdict: 23 get more time to reply

Dhaka tribunal gives six more days to 23 people to reply why they should not be punished for contempt of court proceedings for issuing statement against David Bergman's verdict.

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