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SC scraps nomination of BNP’s Jamalpur 1 candidate

  • Published at 05:26 pm December 18th, 2018
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File photo of BNP leader M Rashiduzzaman Millat UNB

The seven-member bench led by Chief Justice Syed Mahmud Hossain passed the order after the hearing of an appeal

The Supreme Court on Tuesday upheld the High Court order that stayed the candidature of BNP candidate M Rashiduzzaman Millat from Jamalpur 1.

The seven-member bench led by Chief Justice Syed Mahmud Hossain passed the order after the hearing of an appeal filed by Millat against the High Court order, reports UNB.

Now, Millat will not be able to contest the election, said his lawyer, Barrister Abdullah Al Mamun.


Also read - Top court scraps candidacies of 5 BNP aspirants


The Election Commission allowed his candidacy after his nomination was rejected by the returning officer.

Later, Awami League candidate and former information minister Abul Kalam Azad challenged his candidature at the High Court as Millat was convicted in a corruption case.


Also read - High Court stays EC's decision on Jamalpur 1 BNP candidate


Following the writ, the High Court stayed his candidature on December 13.

On Monday, the top court rejected candidatures of five other BNP candidates.

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