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Attorney General’s body taken at Supreme Court compound

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Published: 11:40, 28 September 2020   Update: 11:48, 28 September 2020
Attorney General’s body taken at Supreme Court compound

The body of Attorney General Mahbubey Alam has been taken at Supreme Court compound.  His namaj-e-janaza will be held there.

His body was taken at Supreme Court compound around 10.50am on Monday.

Attorney General Mahbubey Alam will be laid to eternal rest at Mirpur Intellectuals Graveyard after namaj-e-janaza at Supreme Court compound.

Alam breathed his last on Sunday evening at the CMH where he was being treated for COVID-19.

The longest-serving attorney general was admitted to CMH on September 4 after being diagnosed with Covid-19.

He left behind his wife, a journalist son, lawyer daughter and lawyer son-in-law and a host of relatives and well-wishers to mourn the death.
Mahbubey Alam took over as top law officer of the country in 2009.

Hailing from Lauhajang upazila of Munshiganj, Alam was enrolled as lawyer in 1975. He held various important positions, including that of the Supreme Court Bar Association president.

He played an important role in the trial of war criminals leading to the execution of several top Jamaat and some other parties’ leaders.
He also showed efficiency in the appeal hearing on the Bangabandhu murder and Jail Killing cases.

His magnificence role in the hearing on petitions challenging the 5th, 7th and 13th amendments to the constitution obtained landmark judgments of the apex court


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