Sinha plans to go abroad Oct 13, return Nov 10

Surendra Kumer Sinha

PV Report : Chief Justice Surendra Kumar Sinha, who is on a sick leave, plans to travel abroad on Oct 13, the law secretary has said citing a letter.

Secretary ASSM Zahirul Haque said on Tuesday that the letter from the chief justice to President Md Abdul Hamid reached the law ministry in the afternoon.

“The chief justice has sent the letter to us to inform the president that he is travelling abroad. It (forwarding the letter to the president) is under process now,” he said.

Justice Sinha’s sick leave following criticism by the ruling Awami League leaders over the 16th amendment appeals verdict has created many speculations and discussions in the political arena.