DHAKA: The High Court Tuesday summoned lawyer of the Supreme Court M Mozammel Haque on charge of contempt-of-court.
The court asked him to explain the matter by appearing before the court on June 15.
An HC bench of Justice AHM Shamsuddin Chowdhury passed the order.
Besides, the court also issued a rule upon him to explain within two weeks “why he should not be charged for his comment”.
On June 7, the senior lawyers of the Supreme Court have sought harmony between the High Court and Jatiya Sangsad as both are essential for the country.
According to them, this unexpected conflict between the two organizations is alarming for the country.
On June 5, the High Court said recent comment of Speaker Abdul Hamid Advocate about judiciary is ‘tantamount to sedition’.
On May 29, the Speaker of the national parliament, Abdul Hamid, said court is neutral and independent. But, it is not good to see that the authority takes quick steps for solving their own problems while spend years for giving people justice.
Urging the Supreme Court authority to reconsider the high Court’s order that asked the roads and highway department to hand over the land of Supreme Court he said, “People may resist the verdict of judiciary if it makes people unhappy.”
BDST: 1942 HRS, JUN 12, 2012
Edited by: Tilka Binte Mehtab, Newsroom Editor, M. Mahbub Alam, Asst Output Editor