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14 September, 2018 00:00 00 AM
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Court in jail illogical, says Dr Kamal

UNB

Gano Forum President and eminent jurist Dr Kamal Hossain yesterday said setting up any court inside a prison is illogical. He came up with the remarks during a views-exchange meeting with members of the Supreme Court Bar Association (SCBA) held at its auditorium with SCBA president Zainul Abedin in the chair, reports UNB.

“Setting up a court inside a jail is completely a contradictory matter. Under which law could a court be established in a prison?” he questioned.

“During a martial-law regime, the trial of ex-army person Col Abu Taher was held in prison which the people of the country did not take positively. But during a civilian rule when the country is following the constitution why is a court set up in prison? Is it logical?” he said.

The issue came in the limelight after a makeshift court has been set up inside Old Dhaka Central jail to continue the proceedings of BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia.

On September 4, Law, Justice and Parliamentary Affairs Ministry issued a gazette notification to hold the trial of Khaleda Zia in the Zia Orphanage graft case at the Old Dhaka Central Jail after setting up a makeshift court there.

Dr Kamal also urged eminent lawyers to discuss how much it is logical to hold the national election without dissolving parliament.

For a free and fair election, the polls-time government must be neutral, he added.

“The 23-point proposal which incumbent Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina placed for holding a free and fair election when she was in the opposition party has not lost its necessity till yesterday. Hope, she won't back off from that 23-point proposal when she is in power,” Dr Kamal said. When asked whether Jamaat will be included in their call for national unity, the jurist replied in the negative.

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