Declaration suit filed against Ershad
24 February 2015, Nirapad News: A suit has been filed against Jatiya Party (JP) Chairman HM Ershad with a Dhaka court seeking that his parliamentary membership be declared illegal.
Sabbir Ahmed, Jatiya Samajtantrik Dal candidate against Ershad from Rangpur-3 constituency in the last general election, filed the case with the acting Joint District Judge Court-1 of M Shahadat Hossain on Sunday.
According to the case statement, Ershad did not submit his HSC certificate along with his affidavit to the returning officer before the January-5 election. Various newspapers had run news in this regard, he claimed. The complainant also said the Jatiya Party chief lost his all certificates on December 12, 1990.