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`Code of Criminal Procedure` being upgraded: Law Minister

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Published: 22:54, 25 October 2021   Update: 22:56, 25 October 2021
`Code of Criminal Procedure` being upgraded: Law Minister

Law, Justice and Parliamentary Affairs Minister Anisul Huq has formed a committee to upgrade and modernize the Code of Criminal Procedure, 1898 and formulate it in Bangla.

The minister formed the committee on Monday (October 25) for necessary amendment, incorporation, review, and reform of the Code of Criminal Procedure aiming to make it a time-befitting.

Legislative and Parliamentary Affairs Division issued an official order in this regard.

Earlier on October 19, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina at a cabinet meeting gave instruction to Anisul Huq for making the Code of Criminal Procedure modernized and time-befitting one through necessary amendments, inclusions, and reviews, as well as formulating it in Bangla.

In this context, the law minister formed the nine-member body, incorporating Legislative and Parliamentary Affairs Division Secretary Md Moinul Kabir as its chairperson and Law and Justice Division Secretary Md Golam Sarwar as co-chairperson.

The other committee members are Additional Secretary Hafiz Ahmed Chowdhury, joint secretaries Bikas Kumar Saha and Kazi Arifuzzaman, Deputy Secretary Sheikh Golam Mahbub, joint secretary (acting) Mohammad Asaduzzaman Noor, Deputy Secretary Kalimullah and joint secretary (acting) Md Moniruzzaman.

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