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Protest rally held at Supreme Court

Lawyers demand Barrister Mainul’s release, departmental action against judge

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StaffReporter : Lawyersof the Supreme Court (SC) on Thursday organised a protest rally on the SupremeCourt premises demanding immediate release of Barrister Mainul Hosein, a formerAdvisor to the Caretaker Government.

Theysaid Magistrate court’s order sending Barrister Mainul to jail is unprecedentedas the order violated the direction of the Supreme Court.

Thelawyers said, the Supreme Court directed the lower court to consider the bailapplication of Barrister Mainul Hosein. But the Magistrate didn’t follow thedirection by the apex court. “This is a great threat to the rule of law.”

Afterthe rally, they meet the Chief Justice to submit a memorandum demandingdepartmental action against the judge who rejected Barrister Mainul’s bail.

ADhaka court on September 3 sent Barrister Mainul Hosein to jail rejecting hisbail petition in a defamation case filed by Masuda Bhatti.

Judgeof the Metropolitan Magistrate Court of Dhaka, Tofazzal Hossain, passed theorder after Barrister Mainul Hosein surrendered before the court and soughtbail.

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