The court experienced load-shedding during a virtual court proceeding
The Supreme Court has ordered Dhaka Power Distribution Company Limited (DPDC) to supply it with uninterrupted power during virtual court proceedings.
A four-member Appellate Division bench, headed by Chief Justice Syed Mahmud Hossain, passed the order virtually on Sunday.
Additional Attorney General Murad Reza confirmed the matter, saying the court issued the order to the DPDC in the presence of its Managing Director Bikash Dewan, who joined the hearing in response to an earlier order.
Earlier on Thursday, the Appellate Division ordered Dewan to join the hearing scheduled for Sunday, after the court experienced load-shedding during a virtual court proceeding.
Following the order, the DPDC managing director informed the court that the Chief Justice’s residence has a dual source electric supply system installed. However, the Judge’s Complex at Kakrail only has a single source supply system installed with no generator as an alternative.
DPDC Executive Director (operation) ATM Harun-or-Rashid said: “Following the court order, we will set up a dual source supply system for the Judge’s Complex and will send a letter to the Public Works Department (PWD) to install a generator at the place as an alternative power source.”