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Case Number: Suo-Moto Rule No. 06 of 2018
Date of filing: 2018/05/09
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Petitioners

The State

Bangladesh Legal Aid and Services Trust (BLAST)- Intervener

Respondents

Secretary, Ministry of Home Affairs, Bangladesh Secretariat, Dhaka

Secretary, Ministry of Women and Children Affairs, Bangladesh Secretariat, Dhaka

Deputy Commissioner, Cumilla

Civil Surgeon, Cumilla

The Upazilla Nirbahi Officer, Manohargonj Upazilla, Cumilla

The Office-In-Charge, Manohargonj Thana, Cumilla

Emdad Hossain, Teacher, Bipulasar Noorani Hafezia Islami Academy, Bipulasar, Manohargonj, Cumilla

Facts

Mr. Md. Abdul Halim, a learned Advocate of this Court has brought to Our notice a report published in the ‘Daily Ajker Comilla’ an on-line daily under the heading “ মনোহরগণ্জ্ঞে মাদরাসায় ৫ বছরের শিশুকে নির্যাতন করলো শিক্ষক”

The sign of multiple injuries on different parts of body of the victim including head and face. Victim Noman told the fact-finder that the said Moulana Emdad Hossain frequently torture  all the students of the Madrasa.

Rule/Order/Judgment
Date: 09/05/2018


Details

Let a Suo Moto Rule be issued calling upon the respondents 1 - 7 to show cause as to why the concerned respondents shall not be directed to initiate appropriate legal action against respondent no. 7 and further, as to why they shall not be directed to arrange immediate and proper medical treatment for the 5 years old victim named, Noman and/or pass such other or further order or orders as to this Couert may seen fit and proper.

Pending hearing and disposal of the Rule, let Upazila Nirbahi Officer (UNO), Manohargonj, Comilla is directed to investigate into the mater forthwith and submit a report before this Court within 7 (Seven) days from date, positively.

The Officer-in-Charge, Manohargonj Thana, Comilla is hereby directed to render all necessary assistance and co-operation to the Upazilla Nirbahi Officer (UNO), Manoharganj, Comilla in this regards.

Let this matter be posted in the list for order on 17.05.2018.

Justices

Mr. Justice Zubayer Rahman Chowdhury

Mr. Justice Md. Iqbal Kabir



Date: 24/05/2018


Details

This is application at the instance of the applicant namely, Bangladesh Legal Aid and Services Trust (BLAST) seeking to be added as an Inventor in the writ petition.

 

Having perused the application and having considered the submission of the learned Advocate for the applicant, we are of the view that the applicant’s appearance is necessary as an Intervener and his addition is necessary for proper adjudication of the matter.

Accordingly the application is allowed

Justices

Mr. Justice Zubayer Rahman Chowdhury

Mr. Justice Md. Iqbal Kabir



Database Last Updated on: 2019-07-23 00:00:00
Area of law
Freedom from torture,
Children's Rights,
Fair Trial
Keywords
Corporal Punishment, Child Violence
Relevant statute

Article 27 and 31, 32  of Constitution of Bangladesh

Child Act 2013

National Child Policy 2011

Convention on the Rights of the Children (CRC) 1990





Case Number: Suo-Moto Rule No. 06 of 2018
Date of filing: 2018/05/09

Petitioners

The State

Bangladesh Legal Aid and Services Trust (BLAST)- Intervener

Respondents

Secretary, Ministry of Home Affairs, Bangladesh Secretariat, Dhaka

Secretary, Ministry of Women and Children Affairs, Bangladesh Secretariat, Dhaka

Deputy Commissioner, Cumilla

Civil Surgeon, Cumilla

The Upazilla Nirbahi Officer, Manohargonj Upazilla, Cumilla

The Office-In-Charge, Manohargonj Thana, Cumilla

Emdad Hossain, Teacher, Bipulasar Noorani Hafezia Islami Academy, Bipulasar, Manohargonj, Cumilla

Facts

Mr. Md. Abdul Halim, a learned Advocate of this Court has brought to Our notice a report published in the ‘Daily Ajker Comilla’ an on-line daily under the heading “ মনোহরগণ্জ্ঞে মাদরাসায় ৫ বছরের শিশুকে নির্যাতন করলো শিক্ষক”

The sign of multiple injuries on different parts of body of the victim including head and face. Victim Noman told the fact-finder that the said Moulana Emdad Hossain frequently torture  all the students of the Madrasa.


Rule/Order/Judgment
Date: 09/05/2018:
Details

Let a Suo Moto Rule be issued calling upon the respondents 1 - 7 to show cause as to why the concerned respondents shall not be directed to initiate appropriate legal action against respondent no. 7 and further, as to why they shall not be directed to arrange immediate and proper medical treatment for the 5 years old victim named, Noman and/or pass such other or further order or orders as to this Couert may seen fit and proper.

Pending hearing and disposal of the Rule, let Upazila Nirbahi Officer (UNO), Manohargonj, Comilla is directed to investigate into the mater forthwith and submit a report before this Court within 7 (Seven) days from date, positively.

The Officer-in-Charge, Manohargonj Thana, Comilla is hereby directed to render all necessary assistance and co-operation to the Upazilla Nirbahi Officer (UNO), Manoharganj, Comilla in this regards.

Let this matter be posted in the list for order on 17.05.2018.

Justices

Mr. Justice Zubayer Rahman Chowdhury

Mr. Justice Md. Iqbal Kabir


Date: 24/05/2018:
Details

This is application at the instance of the applicant namely, Bangladesh Legal Aid and Services Trust (BLAST) seeking to be added as an Inventor in the writ petition.

 

Having perused the application and having considered the submission of the learned Advocate for the applicant, we are of the view that the applicant’s appearance is necessary as an Intervener and his addition is necessary for proper adjudication of the matter.

Accordingly the application is allowed

Justices

Mr. Justice Zubayer Rahman Chowdhury

Mr. Justice Md. Iqbal Kabir



Reference

Area of law
Freedom from torture,  Children's Rights,  Fair Trial

Keywords
Corporal Punishment, Child Violence

Relevant statute

Article 27 and 31, 32  of Constitution of Bangladesh

Child Act 2013

National Child Policy 2011

Convention on the Rights of the Children (CRC) 1990


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Database Last Updated on: 2019-07-23 00:00:00
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