Dhaka, Nov 11 (UNB) - A writ petition was filed with the High Court on Sunday seeking its directive on the authorities concerned to hospitalise BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia again for her better treatment.
BNP chief's lawyer Barrister Nawshad Jamir filed the writ with the bench concerned of the court at noon.
Barrister Nawshad said the hearing on the writ petition is expected to be held on Monday at the bench of Justice Sheikh Hasan Arif and Justice Rajik Al Jalil.
Barrister Kaisar Kamal, BNP’s law affairs secretary, said, “Khaleda’s treatment was going on as per the HC directives but she was sent back to jail although her treatment was not completed.”
“We sought the continuation of her (Khaleda) treatment as she is still ill,” he added.
According to the writ petition, Khaleda needs to be taken to a specialised hospital for better treatment as she has been suffering from chronic diseases.
On October 6, Khaleda Zia was admitted to Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University (BSMMU) for her better treatment in response to a court order.
On November 8, Khaleda was discharged from the BSMMU upon approval from the medical board formed for her treatment and produced before a makeshift court at old Central Jail in Niko graft case.
On February 8 last, a special court here sentenced Khaleda to five years' rigorous imprisonment in Zia Orphanage Trust graft case.
Dhaka, Nov 11 (UNB) - The High Court on Sunday issued a rule asking the concerned authorities why former caretaker government adviser Barrister Mainul Hosein should not be transferred to Dhaka for better treatment.
The High Court bench of Justices Syed Refaat Ahmed and Md Iqbal Kabir issued the rule after a hearing a petition filed by Mainul’s wife Saju Hossain.
Home Ministry Secretary, Inspector General of Police (IGP), IGP (Prison), Rangpur Jail Authorities have been directed to come up with an explanation within a week.
Advocate Khandaker Mahbub Hossain and Abdur Rahim stood for Mainul while deputy attorney general Kazi Zinat Haq represented the state.
Earlier on November 8, the High Court asked the authorities concerned of Rangpur jail and Rangpur Medical College Hospital for conducting medical tests of Barrister Mainul Hosein and submit the report within three days.
It also asked the authorities to provide adequate security to Mainul if he is transferred to another jail from Rangpur jail.
Meanwhile, the HC bench fixed Sunday for the hearing.
On November 7, Saju Hossain, wife of Mainul, filed two separate writ petitions in connection with the assault of Mainul in Rangpur court.
Mainul who was connected to a talk show programme, 'Ekattorer Journal', through a videoconference aired on a private TV channel, Ekattor TV, hosted by Mithila Farzana, made an 'offensive comments' against her on October 16.
On October 22, Judge Arifa Yasmin Mukta of Additional Chief Judicial Magistrate Court in Ragpur issued a warrant for Mainul’s arrest after a local human rights activist, Mili Maya, filed a defamation case with it.
Dhaka Cheif Metropolitan Magistrate Kaisarul Islam sent Mainul to jail in the case on October 23.
Barrister Mainul Hosein was assaulted allegedly by some leaders and activists of Awami League while he was being produced before the Rangpur Chief Judicial Magistrate Court on November 4.
Dhaka, Nov 11 (UNB) – The High Court on Sunday rejected an appeal filed by former BNP housing and public works minister Mirza Abbas to cancel a corruption case filed by Anti-Corruption Commission for amassing wealth beyond known sources of income.
An HC bench of Justice Nazrul Islam Talukder and Justice K M Hafizul Alam passed the order.
Md Khurshid Alam stood for ACC while deputy attorney general AKN Amin Uddin Manik for the state.
The appeal was filed on October 4.
On August 16, 2007, the ACC filed the case with Ramna Police Station against the couple saying that Mirza Abbas and his wife Afroza Abbas amassed wealth worth over Tk 5.97 crore beyond known sources of income.
Besides, the ACC also found assets worth around Tk 33 lakh that were not mentioned in the wealth statements of the two submitted to the ACC, according to the case statement.
Dhaka, Nov 11 (UNB) – The High Court on Sunday cleared the way to continue graft case filed against former BNP lawmaker Hafiz Ibrahim over misappropriating relief items including corrugated tin.
The HC bench of Md Nazrul Islam Talukder and Justice K M Hafizul Alam passed the order rejecting review petition filed by Hafizul challenging the legality of the case.
The HC also ordered to dispute the case within next six months.
Lawyer Md Khurshid Alam Khan stood for Anti-corruption commission while deputy attorney general A K M Amin Uddin Manik for the state and barrister A M Mahabub Uddin Khokon for the accused.
Earlier on November 8, the hearing was completed on a rule and fixed today (Sunday) to pass the order.
On October 1, 2013, the HC stayed the case proceeding issuing a rule asking why this part of the case will not be declared cancelled.
On June 13, 2007, a joint team of Bhola Naval-Contingent and police recovered 100 bundle tins from Hafiz Uddin Ibrahim College in Moniram Bazar of Tobogi union in Burhanuddin upazila of Barishal district.
The case was filed with Burhan Uddin Police Station against founder of the college Hafiz Uddin and its principle S M Gojnabi.
Later on January 18, 2009, ACC director Rammohon Nath submitted charge-sheet against them.
Now, the case is in under trial in Barishal court.