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.

May 18, 2016
May 18, 2016

SC irked as HC directives unheeded

The Supreme Court yesterday expressed dismay at the government's unwillingness to implement the 15 directives issued by the High Court 13 years ago to stop policemen making arbitrary arrests on suspicion and torturing arrestees on remand.

April 14, 2016
April 14, 2016

HC asks for list of tanners in 3 weeks

The High Court yesterday directed the industries secretary to submit before it within three weeks the list of names and addresses of the businessmen who are still running their tanneries at Hazaribagh in the capital.

March 30, 2016
March 30, 2016

Eviction outside camps legal

The High Court yesterday upheld a government decision to evict Urdu-speaking people who live outside their designated camps, from government land.

March 22, 2016
March 22, 2016

Why Manna should not be granted bail

The High Court yesterday asked the government to explain within three weeks why Nagorik Oikya Convener Mahmudur Rahman Manna, now in jail, should not be granted bail in two cases.

March 11, 2016
March 11, 2016

HC verdict on empowering parliament on May 5

The High Court yesterday set May 5 for delivering its judgement on a writ petition that challenged the legality of the 16th constitutional amendment empowering parliament to impeach Supreme Court judges for incapacity or misconduct.

February 28, 2016
February 28, 2016

HC justifies ACC law for wealth statement, case filing

The High Court today justifies the legal provisions that allow the Anti-Corruption Commission to seek wealth statement from graft suspects and to move cases against them.

February 25, 2016
February 25, 2016

Now wait for HC verdict

The High Court is likely to finish hearing the death reference and appeals in BDR carnage case in May this year, as it has already completed majority of their proceedings in the last 190 working days.

February 19, 2016
February 19, 2016

HC for people's access to info

The High Court yesterday ruled that people must have access to income and expenditure statements of political parties under the Right to Information Act.

February 17, 2016
February 17, 2016

HC moved to protect Gulshan lakes

The High Court has ordered the government to report on the steps taken for sewerage and waste management of two lakes in Dhaka’s Gulshan area within a month.

February 12, 2016
February 12, 2016

HC upholds death for 3 Huji men

The High Court yesterday upheld death penalty of three Huji members, including its chief Mufti Abdul Hannan, and life imprisonment of two others over the 2004 grenade attack on the then UK envoy in Bangladesh.