HC orders reopening of Lakehead School by 24hrs
Published : Tuesday, 14 November, 2017 at 1:26 PM Count : 261
The High Court has ordered the authorities concerned to reopen Lakehead Grammar School within 24 hours.
The two-member HC bench of Justice Syed Muhammad Dastagir Husain and Justice Md Ataur Rahman Khan passed the order on Tuesday.
Earlier, the authorities closed it over an allegation of harbouring militancy and inspiring extremism.
bdnews24.com adds: “The court said Lakehead Grammar School should be reopened within 24 hours,” said petitioners’ lawyer Rashna Imam after the hearing.
“The school administration has been ordered to cooperate fully with the government if they decide to investigate allegations of militant activity.”