International Crimes Tribunal Justice Amir Hossain passes away
Published: 11:37 AM, 24 August 2021 Updated: 02:51 PM, 24 August 2021
Justice Amir Hossain; File Photo
Bir Freedom Fighter Justice Amir Hossain, a judge of the High Court Division of the Supreme Court and a member of the International Crimes Tribunal, has passed away (Inna Lillahi Wa Inna Ilayhi Raji’un).
He breathed his last at the Combined Military Hospital (CMH) in the capital at 7:55 am on Tuesday, Supreme Court spokesman Muhammad Saifur Rahman confirmed the information.
Meanwhile, Chief Justice Syed Mahmud Hossain has mourned the death of Justice Amir Hossain. In his message, he expressed his deepest condolences to the bereaved family and prayed for the forgiveness of the departed soul.
Justice Amir Hossain of the High Court Division was serving as a judge on a three-member bench of the International Crimes Tribunal. He was ill for a long time.
Born on November 30 in 1957 at Nikli in Kishoreganj, Justice Amir Hossain was appointed as Munsef (Assistant Judge) in the Judiciary on February 22, 1984. after obtaining LLB and LLM degrees from Dhaka University. He was later promoted to District and Sessions Judge on May 6, 2009.
While serving as a Gazipur District Judge, he was appointed as an Additional Judge of the High Court on February 12, 2015. Two years later, on February 12, 2017, he was appointed as a permanent judge. Finally, on October 11, 2017, Justice Amir Hossain was appointed as a member of the International Crimes Tribunal-1.