18 HC judges sworn in online
Published : Sunday, 31 May, 2020 at 12:00 AM Count : 195
Eighteen judges, who served as additional judges to the High Court Division of the Supreme Court, have been made permanent.
Chief Justice Syed Mahmud Hossain administered the oath of office to the judges through video conference from his residence at Kakrail in the capital at 3:00pm on Saturday.
Judges of both the appellate and high court divisions of the Supreme Court virtually attended the oath taking ceremony from their residences.
The 18 High Court judges are Justice Md Abu Ahmed Jamadar, Justice Md Mostafizur Rahman, Justice Fatema Najib,
Justice Md Kamrul Hossain Molla, Justice SM Kuddus Zaman, Justice Md Atowar Rahman, Justice SM Abdul Mobin, Justice Khizir Hayat, Justice Shashanka Shekhar Sarkar, Justice Mohammad Ali, Justice Mohi Uddin Shamim, Justice Md Riaz Uddin Khan, Justice Md Khairul Alam, Justice SM Moniruzzaman, Justice Ahmed Sohel, Justice Sardar Md Rashed Jahangir, Justice Khandaker Diliruzzaman, and Justice KM Hafizul Alam.
President Abdul Hamid on Friday regularised the jobs of the judges who were appointed additional judges on May 30 in 2018 as an additional judges of the High Court for two years.
The law ministry on Saturday issued a gazette notification to this effect, saying that the president regularised the appointments of 18 High Court judges in consultation with the chief justice as per the constitution of the republic.
The confirmation will come into effect from the date of taking oath by the judges, according to the gazette notification.