HC

ACC challenges Haji Salim's acquittal in graft case

An appeal was filed with the Supreme Court today (May 10, 2022) challenging a High Court verdict that acquitted Awami League lawmaker Haji Md Salim from the charges of concealing information about his wealth over which he was sentenced to three years’ imprisonment by the trial court.

November 9, 2017
November 9, 2017

HC on Basic Bank Scam: ACC lacks neutrality in probe

The High Court yesterday severely rebuked the Anti-Corruption Commission for foot dragging and showing weaknesses in investigating cases over the BASIC Bank loan scam. The commission lacks neutrality, transparency and competence in dealing with the cases, the court said, adding that the ACC is applying the “pick and choose” policy as "it keeps detaining and releasing people in connection with the cases".

October 22, 2017
October 22, 2017

Full verdict commuting Oishee's death released

The High Court releases full text of its verdict that commuted the death sentence of Oishee Rahman to life imprisonment in a sensational case filed over killing her parents --Mahfuzur Rahman, a police officer, and Swapna Rahman -- in 2013.

October 8, 2017
October 8, 2017

Hand over pneumatic horns to police station in 15 days: HC

The High Court today directed the vehicle owners and drivers all over the country to handover pneumatic horns to the concerned police stations within 15 days.

June 8, 2016
June 8, 2016

Star editor gets HC bail in 10 cases

The High Court yesterday granted anticipatory bail to The Daily Star Editor and Publisher Mahfuz Anam for eight weeks in 10 cases.

June 8, 2016
June 8, 2016

Stop production in 7 days

With the health ministry apparently dragging its feet over stopping manufacture of substandard drugs, the High Court yesterday directed the government to halt production of 20 companies within seven days.

June 7, 2016
June 7, 2016

'Murder attempt' on Joy: Shafik Rehman’s bail plea rejected

The High Court rejects a petition filed by senior journalist Shafik Rehman seeking bail in the case filed for alleged attempts to abduct and murder prime minister’s son Sajeeb Wazed Joy.

June 3, 2016
June 3, 2016

BGMEA building must come down

The Supreme Court yesterday upheld a 2011 High Court verdict that ordered demolition of the 15-storey BGMEA building illegally built in the heart of Begunbari canal in the capital.

June 2, 2016
June 2, 2016

MPs can't be at helm without election: HC

From now on, no lawmaker can become chairman of the governing body of any private school and college without elections.

May 31, 2016
May 31, 2016

HC bins writ seeking arrest of Tonu killers

The High Court today rejected a writ petition seeking its directive upon the government to arrest in 24 hours the killers of Comilla Victoria College student Sohagi Jahan Tonu , who was found murdered in Comilla cantonment area on March 20.

May 25, 2016
May 25, 2016

HC orders Tk 50 lakh compensation for ‘wrong conviction'

The High Court releases full text of its verdict directing the government to pay Tk 50 lakh in compensation to a man from Bhola for convicting him under a wrong law.