HC turns down writ challenging legality of holding posts by MPs

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Dhaka, Feb 18: The High Court (HC) on Monday turned down a writ filed challenging the legality of holding posts by members of the 11th parliament.The bench of Justice Sheikh Hassan Arif and Justice Razik-Al-Jalil passed the order.

Barrister Mahbub Uddin Khokon stood for the petitioner while deputy attorney general Mukhlesur Rahman for the state.

Earlier on February 6, the High Court set February 18 (today) to pass its order on the writ.

Supreme Court lawyer Tawhidul Islam filed the writ on January 20.