Three Appellate Division judges take oath

Newly-appointed three Appellate Division judges, out of four, have took oath.

Chief Justice Hasan Foez Siddique administered the oath on Sunday.

The four judges are Justice Borhan Uddin, Justice M Enayetur Rahim, Justice FRM Nazmul Ahasan and Justice Krishna Debnath.

Justice FRM Nazmul Ahasan will take his oath later as he is ill.

The four High Court judges were appointed to the Appellate Division by President Abdul Hamid.

With these, the Appellate Division now has eight judges.

Justice Borhan Uddin obtained his law degree from the University of Chittagong and was enrolled as an advocate of the District Court in 1985. Three years later, in 1988, he was assigned as an advocate to the High Court Division. He then became a Supreme Court advocate in 2002.

Borhan Uddin was elevated as an additional judge to the High Court Division in 2008. Two years later, in 2010, he was appointed as a permanent member of the court.

Justice M Enayetur Rahim completed his Master’s in Mass Communications and Journalism before obtaining his law degree and enrolling as a District Court advocate in 1986. He was appointed as an advocate to the High Court in 1989 and a Supreme Court advocate in 2002.

In 2009, he was elevated as an additional judge to the High Court and became a permanent member of the court in 2011.

Justice FRM Nazmul Ahasan was enrolled as an advocate of the District Court after completing his Bachelor’s, Master’s and law degree in 1986. He was appointed as an advocate to the High Court Division in 1994 and to the Supreme Court in 2009.

He was elevated as an additional judge of the High Court in 2010 and appointed as a judge of the same division in 2012.

Justice Krishna Debnath obtained her Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in law from the University of Rajshahi and joined the Judicial Service as a munsif, a civil court judge, in 1981.

She was promoted to district and sessions judge in 1998 and elevated to additional judge of the High Court in 2010. She was appointed a judge of the same division in 2012.

 

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