Sunday 31 May 2020 ,
Latest News
Coronavirus: Bangladesh records 1764 new cases in a day; 28 more die | Coronavirus: Bangladesh records 1764 new cases in a day; 28 more die | Libya killings : Traffickers demanded 12,000 USD as ransom, says Rakibul’s family | Covid-19 pandemic: IMF approves US$ 732 million for Bangladesh | 30th span of Padma Bridge installed; 4.5 km now visible | Lifting restrictions to worsen coronavirus situation in Bangladesh: Health experts | UN chief greets PM Hasina on Int'l Day of UN Peacekeepers | Libya gun attack: 23 Bangladeshis identified | Global coronavirus cases near 6 million | Trump cuts ties with WHO | Total coronavirus cases in Bangladesh rises to 42,844; Death toll jumps to 582 | Coronavirus Hotline Numbers: 01944333222, 16263, 333; website: www.corona.gov.bd |
6 April, 2020 00:00 00 AM

Print
COVID-19 pandemic

SC to free jailed children

STAFF REPORTER, Dhaka
SC to free jailed children

The Supreme Court Special Committee for Child Rights will take initiatives to release children from juvenile correction centres across the country after holding their bail pleas through video conferencing amid the coronavirus pandemic. The special committee will provide legal assistance to those children who are in juvenile correction centres across the country for various offences, as they are at risk of contracting the coronavirus.

Led by the chairman of the Appellate Division, Justice Imman Ali, the special committee yesterday held a meeting through video conferencing. The other members of the committee—High Court Justice Naima Haider, Justice Sheikh Hasan Arif, Justice Khizir Ahmed Chowdhury, social service department director general and a Unicef official—were also present.

During the meeting, they discussed how to easily provide legal assistance to those children who are lodged in juvenile centres in the country so that they could be released after disposing of their bail pleas.

In a message, Supreme Court special officer Mohammad Saifur Rahman said members of the special committee held a meeting through video conferencing.

The committee discussed how the relevant law could be implemented to provide legal aid to the children so that they could be released from the correction centres after disposing of their bail pleas amid the coronavirus pandemic.

The committee will take necessary steps, he added.

Sources said the special committee would make recommendations on the matter and submit them to the Chief Justice so that the children can be released from the correction centres immediately.

 

Comments

Poll
Today's Question »
State minister for power Nasrul Hamid yesterday said everyone to have access to electricity by June. Do you think the feat achievable by the timeframe?
 Yes
 No
 No Comment
Yes 47.3%
No 48.7%
No Comment 4.1%
Most Viewed
E-Paper

Copyright © All right reserved.

Editor : M. Shamsur Rahman

Published by the Editor on behalf of Independent Publications Limited at Media Printers, 446/H, Tejgaon I/A, Dhaka-1215.
Editorial, News & Commercial Offices : Beximco Media Complex, 149-150 Tejgaon I/A, Dhaka-1208, Bangladesh. GPO Box No. 934, Dhaka-1000.

Editor : M. Shamsur Rahman
Published by the Editor on behalf of Independent Publications Limited at Media Printers, 446/H, Tejgaon I/A, Dhaka-1215.
Editorial, News & Commercial Offices : Beximco Media Complex, 149-150 Tejgaon I/A, Dhaka-1208, Bangladesh. GPO Box No. 934, Dhaka-1000.

Disclaimer & Privacy Policy
....................................................
About Us
....................................................
Contact Us
....................................................
Advertisement
....................................................
Subscription

Powered by : Frog Hosting