Chief Justice Hasan Foez Siddique today said Justice Shahabuddin Ahmed was a bright star of the country's judiciary and justice-seekers would get benefit from his judgements even after 50 to 100 years from now.
"Shahabuddin Ahmed was one of those judges from our golden period. He would live forever among us through his judgments," he said.
Justice Shahabuddin Ahmed passed away at the Combined Military Hospital (CMH) in Dhaka on Saturday at the age of 92. His body was brought at the Supreme Court premises at 10 am today and his namaz-e-janaza was held at around 10.20am.
Supreme Court Bar Association secretary Ruhul Quddus Kazal spoke on the life and work of the former President Justice Shahabuddin Ahmed. His son Sohel Ahmed spoke on behalf of the bereaved family.