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'Unusual' bail to ex-DIG of prisons: HC rebukes trial court judge

In the full text of a verdict, the High Court has warned Judge Md. Iqbal Hossain, Special Judge Court-5, Dhaka, for granting bail in an "unusual way" to Partha G. Banik, suspended deputy inspection general (prisons), of Sylhet Division in a case involving Tk 80 million from his Dhaka home. "The High Court had previously directed the trial court not to grant Partha Gopal Banik bail, but to speed up the proceedings against him." Judge Md. Iqbal Hossain, Special Judge Court-5, Dhaka, has granted bail to Partha Gopi Banik, despite the High Court order," Justice M Enayetur Rahim, Justice Md Mostafizur Rahman, and the HC bench of Justice M Enayetur Rahim observed in the full text released today. The full text of the verdict states that judges must render verdicts and orders in open court in all cases. The HC bench issued a brief verdict on September 2 that rescinded the lower court order granting bail to Partha Gopal Bnik in the corruption case. Judge Md Iqbal Hopsai