A total of 3,447 people secured bail after their petitions were heard by virtual court on Sunday.
Hearing on 4,664 bail petitions were held through virtual court today, said Md Saifur Rahman, special officer, Bangladesh Supreme Court.
Court operation remained suspended since March 26 but trial proceedings through videoconference begun on May 11 during the general holidays.
Earlier on May 10, the High Court formed three separate benches for hearing urgent cases virtually during the ongoing holidays and directed the subordinate court concerned to hear cases related to emergency bail.
An ordinance was promulgated that day allowing courts to run trial proceedings through videoconference and other digital facilities. President Abdul Hamid promulgated the ordinance.
Later, the Ministry of Law, Justice and Parliamentary Affairs issued a gazette notification, saying that it will take immediate effect.
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The Cabinet on May 7 cleared the draft of an ordinance to pave the way for courts to run trial proceedings through videoconference and other digital means using IT.