Case Summary: The State v Roushan Mondal

Reference: 59 DLR(HCD) 72 Summary: The reference under section 374 of the Code of Criminal Procedure for death penalty of Roushan Mondal was submitted before the High Court Division and also an appeal on the penalty was made. Roushan Mondal was sentenced to Death penalty for the rape and murder of one girl named Rikta. […]

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Farzana Haq v Government of Bangladesh, (1991)11 BLD 553

Facts of the case: In Farzana Haq v Government of Bangladesh, (1991)11 BLD 553 case Sanaul Huq Niru was arrested and detained first on 13th September 1987 under SPA. His detention order was challenged and the Court directed that the detention order was illegal and ordered the release of the detainee. He was not released […]

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Bilkis Akter Hossain v. Government of Bangladesh, (1997) 17 BLD (HCD) 344 / 2 MLR 1997 113

Summary of the Case: FACTS: In 1997 four BNP leaders were arrested and detained. Dr. Khandakar Musharraf Hossain was one of them. He was detained, on the ground of delivering provocative speech, under the Special Powers Act, 1974. He was alleged to be a leader of the terrorists and also a provocateur and instigator of […]

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Citizenship Case: Bangladesh Vs. Professor Golam Azam and others

Case citation: 46 DLR (AD) 1994 192 Facts of the case: Professor Ghulam Azam, the plaintiff in this case, became the Amir of Jamaat-e-Islami of East Pakistan in 1969. He was in this post till 1971. He was opposed to the Liberation War of Bangladesh from the start. He and his party sided with the […]

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Habiba Mahmud v. Bangladesh and Others, 45 DLR (AD) (1993)

Facts of the case: The appellant’s husband, Kazi Mahmood Hossain, was arrested on August 20, 1991 in pursuance of an order of detention date August 18, 1991 under section (3) (1) (a) of the Special Powers Act, 1974. In the grounds of detention, it is stated that the detenu had been engaged in various anti-social […]

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CALL FOR PAPERS: a new platform for young researchers

Bangladesh Journal of Legal Studies is sending out call for papers invitations to the enthusiasts in the field of legal research. If you are interested in writing on any legal issues, we are happy to accept your write-ups. However a minimum quality of writing must be ensured for write-ups to be considered for publishing. Write-ups on […]

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