Today the Tribunal heard matters in the following cases:
- Chief Prosecutor vs. Motiur Rahman Nizami
- Chief Prosecutor vs. Salauddin Qader Chowdhury
Today was set for the submission of the Defense closing arguments. However, due to another hartal, the senior Defense Counsels who were supposed to make the Defense submissions were absent at the Tribunal. Junior Defense Counsel once again submitted an application seeking adjournment on the grounds of “personal difficulties.” The Tribunal agreed to adjourn the proceedings once again until, 12 November 2013.
In the contempt proceedings against Fakhrul Islam, Defense Counsel of Salauddin Qader Chowdhury, today was set for his appearance. However, Fakhrul Islam was not present at the Tribunal, and his junior appeared on his behalf, seeking adjournment for two months. The Tribunal agreed to adjourn the proceedings of the case until 26 November 2013.