Latif Siddiqi to attend EC hearing
20 August 2015, Nirapad News: High Court Thursday directed Latif Siddiqi to attend the hearing of election commission (EC) over legitimacy of his parliament membership on August 23.
An HC bench comprising Justice M Emdadul Haq and Justice Muhammad Khurshid Alam passed the order rejecting the writ appeal of Latif Siddique.
On August 16, Latif Siddique filed the writ challenging the jurisdiction of EC to carry out the hearing.
In September last year, Siddique allegedly made derogatory remarks on Hajj while speaking at a program in New York.
Following the incident, dozens of cases were filed against him in different courts across Bangladesh.
Apart from being sacked by Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, he also lost his Awami League membership following the remarks