Bangladesh AG served legal notice over his age

Dhaka : Bangladesh Attorney General Mahbubey Alam has been sent a legal notice by Supreme Court lawyer Yunus Ali Akand, asking him to explain under what authority he has been holding the office as he was above 67 years of age.

Akand issued the notice saying the President appointed Attorney General Alam under Article 64 (1) of the Constitution, which says that the President shall appoint a person as AG who is qualified to be a SC judge.

In the lawyer’s notice, it is mentioned that Alam had turned beyond 67 years on February 17 and he cannot hold the office any more.

Akand said that he would file a writ petition seeking necessary order if Alam does not reply to the notice in 24 hours, reports the Daily Star. (ANI)