Three new judges of Appellate Division take oath
Own Correspondent, Dhaka, January 10: Three judges appointed to the Appellate Division of the Supreme Court have taken oath. They are — Justice Borhan Uddin, Justice M. Inayetur Rahim and Justice Krishna Debnath.
Chief Justice Hasan Foyez Siddique administered their oath at around 11 am on Sunday (January 9). Registrar General of the Supreme Court Md. Ali Akbar conducted the swearing-in ceremony at the Judges' Lounge of the Supreme Court. Due to illness, Justice FRM Nazmul Ahasan could not take oath on Sunday. He will take oath after recovering from his illness.
Earlier on Sunday morning, four judges were appointed in a circular signed by the Law Ministry's Law and Justice Secretary (in-charge) Md. Golam Sarwar.
The notification said, "With the powers conferred on Article 95(1) of the Constitution, the President has appointed four judges working in the High Court Division of the Supreme Court — Justice Borhan Uddin, Justice M. Inayetur Rahim, Justice FRM Nazmul Ahasan and Justice Krishna Debnath — as the judges of the Appellate Division of the apex court. The appointment will be effective from the date of taking oath."
With this appointment, the number of judges in the Appellate Division now stands at eight.