The High Court on Wednesday summoned Maple Leaf International School’s principal Zeba Ali to explain in person on July 4 why contempt of the court proceedings would not be drawn against her for flouting its order to relocate all the branches of Maple Leaf from the Dhanmondi Residential Area.
A bench of Justice Md Ashfaqul Islam and Justice Ashish Ranjan Das issued the rule after hearing a contempt petition filed by Human Rights and Peace for Bangladesh.
HRPB lawyer Manzill Murshid told New Age that Maple Leaf International School were among the unauthorized commercial institutions that were still run at Dhanmondi Residential Area flouting a High Court verdict delivered in 2012 that required these institutions to relocate.
On August 1, 2016, the Appellate Division upheld the High Court’s verdict.
Later, Manzill told New Age that none of the 11 branches of the Maple Leaf International Schools relocated until now.
He said that HRPB would file contempt petitions against other establishments still run at DRA illegally.
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