Barrister Suman resigns from ICT prosecution team

Supreme Court lawyer Barrister Syed Sayedul Haque Suman on Thursday resigned from the post of International Crimes Tribunal (ICT) prosecutor, reports BSS.

Suman, who took part in the trial against former Jamaat lawmaker from Gaibandha Abu Saleh Mohammad Abdul Aziz, Bagerhat Razakar commander Sheikh Sirajul Haque alias Siraj Master alias Kosai Siraj, among others, have submitted his resignation letter to ICT chief prosecutor’s office this morning.

“Due to my engagement in different social voluntary works, I’m not being able to give enough time to such an important institution of the state like International Crimes Tribunal. Under the circumstances, I feel drawing salary from government exchequer immoral for me,” Suman said in his resignation letter.

Barrister Syed Sayedul Haque Suman, who joined ICT prosecution team on November 13, 2012, is very much vocal against different anomalies in the society, drawing attention of concerned authorities to these through his regular posts on social networking sites.

The young prosecutor also had filed a case under Digital Security Act against former Officer-in-Charge (OC) of Sonagazi Police Station Moazzem Hossain for recording Nusrat Jahan Rafi’s statement on video and spreading it online. Bangladesh Cyber Tribunal on November 28, 2019, sentenced the crooked cop to eight-year imprisonment and fined him Taka 15 lakh in the case.