Published:  03:49 AM, 02 December 2019

Assist mobile courts

HC asks admin

Assist mobile courts

The High Court on Sunday ordered authorities concerned to ensure providing necessary assistance including manpower and logistic help in running mobile courts across the country.

A High Court division bench comprising Justice M Enayetur Rahim and Justice Md Mostafizur Rahman passed the order while holding hearing on a matter of supplying certified copy of mobile court order to person convicted by it within five working days.

Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) executive magistrate Md Sarwar Alam on Sunday appeared before the court following its order and informed that the operation of mobile court is getting severely hampered due to the shortage of manpower. After hearing the matter, the High Court came up with the order, reports BSS.

The High Court on October 29 ordered mobile court authorities to supply certified copy of its order to person convicted by it within five working days.

Following the order, a convict filed a writ on November 17, saying he did not receive the certified copy of the order against him, even after passing of four months.The High Court after that on November 18 asked concerned mobile court magistrate Md Sarwar Alam to appear before it today and explained the matter.

On Sunday lawyer Masud Hasan Chowdhury appeared for Sarwar Alam and offered unconditional apology. Attorney General Mahbubey Alam and Deputy Attorney General Amit Talukder stood for the state.

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