Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today expressed profound shock and sorrow at the demise of senior lawyer of the Supreme Court Barrister Rafique-Ul Huq.
In a message of condolence, the premier said, “Barrister Rafique-Ul Huq used to give advices on important issues regarding the Constitution.”
The prime minister recalled Barrister Rafique’s role with due gratitude as he came forward to fight legal battles to have her released from jail following her arrest in 2007 by the then caretaker government.
She prayed for eternal peace of the departed soul and conveyed sympathy to the bereaved family members.
Barrister Rafique-Ul Huq breathed his last at 8:30 this morning while undergoing treatment at ICU in Dhaka’s Ad-Deen Hospital at the age of 85.