HC summons RAB magistrate Sarowar

Bangla Tribune Report
Published : 16:35, Nov 18, 2019 | Updated : 16:45, Nov 18, 2019

A general view of the Bangladesh Supreme Court. BANGLA TRIBUNE/file photoThe High Court has summoned Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) Magistrate Mohammad Sarowar Alam for not providing the certified copy of an order of the mobile court in due time.

The magistrate conducted the mobile court on Jul 18, 2019, where he convicted Mohammad Mizan Miah, manager of a cattle feed producing factory named Topu Enterprise at Siddhirganj in Narayanganj, under the Fisheries and Livestock Feed Act 2010.

Sarowar will have to appear before the HC on Dec 1 to explain the matter.

The apex court issued a rule asking Sarowar Alam and other officials concerned to explain in seven days why their inaction over providing the certified copy to Mizan Miah should not be declared illegal.

The High Court bench of Justice M Enayetur Rahim and Justice Md Mostafizur Rahman came up with the order and rule following a writ petition filed by Mizan Miah seeking necessary order.

Barrister Shakhawat Hossain Khan appeared for Mizan Miah while Deputy Attorney General Tushar Kanti Ray represented the state.