Lalmonirhat Women and Children Repression Prevention Tribunal Judge Ferdous Ahmed died of Covid-19 on Wednesday night.
He breathed his last at 8:30 pm while undergoing treatment at the Combined Military Hospital (CMH) in Dhaka, said Special Officer of Supreme Court Md Saifur Rahman.
Justice Ferdous Ahmed, 58, went to Lalmonirhat on June 1 and returned to Dhaka on June 4 after completing his judicial activities. Later, he tested positive for coronavirus and got admitted to CMH.
Meanwhile, Chief Justice Syed Mahmud Hossain expressed deep shock at the death and prayed forgiveness of the departed soul. He extended condolences to the bereaved family members.
Besides, Law Minister Anisul Huq expressed deep shock over the judge’s death and prayed for eternal peace of the departed soul.