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- Dhaka, Aug 16 (UNB) – The Appellate Division of the Supreme Court (SC) on Wednesday fixed October 10 for hearing the government’s plea filed against the High Court (HC) order that declared the mobile court, conducted by the executive magistrates, illegal and contradictory to the Constitution. A six-member SC bench, headed by Chief Justice Surendra Kumar Sinha, fixed the date in the morning. Attorney general Mahbubey Alam said there is no bar to carry on mobile court till October 10. Earlier on May 11, the High Court declared illegal of the operation of mobile court by the executive magistrate. On May 14, the Chamber Judge stayed the HC order in response to an appeal filed by the government till May 18. On May 21, the SC adjourned the verdict of the High Court till July 2. The SC, on July 4, extended its earlier order for two weeks staying the High Court verdict.
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Special security on Aug 15: Home Minister
Special security measures will be taken to ensure the smooth observance of National Mourning Day on August 15, said Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan on Tuesday.
“Special security measures will be taken on the occasion. Law enforcers will beef up security at Tungipara in Gopalganj, and in Dhanmondi 32 and Banani Graveyard areas,” he told journalists after a meeting on August 15 security measures.
Additional law enforcers will be deployed across the city in addition to installing CCTV cameras at important public places to avoid any untoward incident, he added.
Some areas will be made off-limit to traffic, and the changes in the traffic rearrangements will be informed through newspapers, he said.
Talking about the repatriation of the killers of Bangabandhu, the minister said they have managed to locate most of the fugitive killers of Bangabandhu staying abroad, and is trying to bring them back.