18 judges sworn in by video conference
Published: 05:45 PM, 30 May 2020 Updated: 07:28 PM, 30 May 2020
18 judges have been sworn in as permanent judges of the High Court Division of the Supreme Court. Chief Justice Syed Mahmud Hossain administered the oath through a videoconference at 3:00 pm on Saturday, Supreme Court spokesman Mohammad Saifur Rahman confirmed the matter.
Registrar General of the Supreme Court Md. Ali Akbar conducted the oath ceremony. Judges of both the divisions of the Supreme Court were present at the ceremony.
The 18 judges who were sworn in –Justice Md Abu Ahmed Zomadar, Justice Md Mostafizur Rahman, Justice Fatema Najib, Justice Md Kamrul Hossain Molla, Justice SM Kuddus Zaman, Justice Md Atowar Rahman, Justice SM Abdul Mobin, Justice Khijir Hayat, Justice Shoshangko Shekhor Sarker, Justice Mohammad Ali, Justice Mohi Uddin Shamim, Justice Md Riyaz Uddin Khan, Justice Md Khairul Alam, Justice SM Moniruzzaman, Justice Ahmed Sohel, Justice Sardar Md Rashed Jahangir, Justice Khandaker Diliruzzaman and Justice Dr. KM Hafizul Alam.
Earlier on May 29, 2018, President Abdul Hamid appointed them as additional justices to the High Court Division of Supreme Court for two years.