Eighteen High Court judges, whose services have been confirmed recently, took oath via videoconference on Saturday.
Chief Justice Syed Mahmud Hossain administered the oath-taking through video conference from his residence at Kakrail in Dhaka this afternoon.Judges of both the appellate and high court divisions of the Supreme Court virtually attended the oath ceremony from their homes, Supreme Court sources said.
The 18 high court judges are: Justice Md Abu Ahmed Jamadar, 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 Khizir Hayat, Justice Shashanka Shekhar Sarkar, Justice Mohammad Ali, Justice Mohi Uddin Shamim, Justice Md Riaz Uddin Khan, Justice Md Khairul Alam, Justice SM Moniruzzaman, Justice Ahmed Sohel, Justice Sardar Md Rashed Jahangir, Justice Khandaker Diliruzzaman, and Justice KM Hafizul Alam.
President Md Abdul Hamid had appointed them on May 30, 2018 as additional judges of the high court for two years.
The Ministry of Law, Justice and Parliamentary Affairs issued a gazette notification in this regard on Friday.