The Supreme Court Bar Association (SCBA) Thursday blasted the government for what he called was repeated police-attacks on the people of Kansat in Shibganj Upazila of Chanpainawabganj in spite of the High Court directives in this regard, reports BDNEWS.
In a resolution of a meeting, the SCBA said the government has committed contempt of court by 'launching attacks' on the innocent people of Kansat.
In the meeting, Dr Kamal Hossain said: "The government has made Kansat another Jalianwalabagh. The people of Kansat have been waging movement on their constitutional and fundamental rights. Having failed to meet the fundamental demands of the people, the government has been killing the innocent people."
The meeting was held the Shaheed Abdul Ahad Hall of the SCBA with its president Barrister M Amir-ul Islam in the chair.
Former SCBA presidents Barrister Rokanuddin Mahmud, Advocate Mahbubey Alam, Advocate Ozair Farooq and Advocate Abdul Baset Majumder, SCBA secretary Advocate AM Aminuddin, former secretaries Advocate M Enayetur Rahim and Advocate Bashir Ahmed, Advocate Mahbub Ali and Advocate Nurul Islam Sujan, Barrister Rafiqul Islam Miah and Advocate ZI Khan Panna, among others, addressed the meeting.
The meeting also demanded resignation of the government and punishment of the police personnel responsible for killing at Kansat.
After the meeting, more than one hundred lawyers, led by Dr Kamal Hossain and Barrister M Amir-ul Islam and Barrister Rokanuddin Mahmud, Thursday went to the High Court bench to move an application filed by Advocate ZI Khan Panna, chairman of Legal Aid and Human Rights Committee of the Bangladesh Bar Council, to direct the respondents to properly implement the April 9 order of the High Court.