A divorced mother on Monday got the custody of her two minor sons who were confined by their father for 13 months since divorcing her.
A High Court bench of Justice JBM Hassan and Justice Khairul Alam gave the children’s custody to their mother Kamrun Naher Mallika until it hears the matter on July 4.
The bench in its ruling also directed Kamrun Naher to allow sons’ father Mia Md Mehedi Hasan to regularly visit the sons and to look after them.
The bench issued the directive after the two children, Salim Sadman Dhrubo, 12 and Sadik Sadman Lubdhoque, 9, in tearing eyes appealed to the court to reunite their parents.
Even the judges were seen wiping their tears as the kids said they want nothing else except to see their mom and dad reunited.
Following orders from the bench, the police brought the two siblings to the court from his father’s home at Omedpur, Mohammadpur, Magura.
The HC issued the order after hearing the mother’s writ petition seeking custody of her babies.
Kamrun Naher is an assistant professor at the College of Development Alternatives at Dhanmondi in the capital.
Mehedi, a banker, lost his AB Bank job.
They were classmates and they got married in 2002 after falling in love with each other.
In 2017, Mehedi divorced her threw her out of his rented apartment inside the Japan Garden in the capital.
Mehedi withdrew the two children from the School of Development Alternatives and sent them to his village home in Magura.
In the capital, Dhruba was a class V student and Lubdhoque was a class II students in the English medium school, SODA.
Since then the kids were not allowed to meet their mother, submitted her lawyer Ruhul Quddus Kazal.
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