Review Petition: Ali Ahsan Muhammad Mujahid v The Chief Prosecutor

Citetion: Criminal Review Petition no. 62/2015 Summary of the Case: In total seven charges have been brought against Ali Ahsan Muhammad Mujahid, the then President of Islami Chhatro Sangho, East Pakistan and Head of AL-badar bahini. The first charge brought against Ali Ahsan Mohammad Mujahid for abetting, facilitating and contributing the actual commission of offence […]

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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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