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Hearing concludes on Lakehead School

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The High Court (HC) on Monday concluded the hearing on the rules issued on legality of shutting down the branches of Lakehead Grammar School on charges of patronizing religious extremism and militancy and to deliver the verdict fixed today.
The HC bench of Justice Syed Muhammad Dastagir Hosain and Justice Md Ataur Rahman Khan passed the order after
completing the hearing.
Former Attorney General A F Hasan Ariff and Barrister Akhter Imam took part in the hearing in favor of the school while Attorney General Mahbubey Alam stood for the State.
Earlier, three writ petitions were filed with the High Court (HC) challenging the legality of the government's decision to stop the functions of three branches of Lakehead Grammar School in Dhaka.
After primary hearing the High Court on November 9 issued rule upon the government as to why they should not be directed to resume the activities of three branches of Lakehead Grammar School in Dhaka shutting down on charges of patronizing religious extremism and militancy.
The court also wanted to know in rule as to why the decision of the government to stop the functions of the school branches should not be declared illegal.
After hearing on November 9, A F Hasan Ariff told the journalists that the HC issued the rules on the grounds that the government stopped functions of the school branches without issuing any prior notice to the authorities concerned of the institution.
The government can take action against any person of the school if he or she is involved in any criminal activities, but the educational activities of its students cannot be stopped, he said.
The district administration of Dhaka on November 7 sealed three branches of Lakehead Grammar School, shutting down all its activities for alleged links to extremism and militancy.
On November 6 in 2017, Education Ministry directed Deputy Commissioner of Dhaka through a notification to stop all education activities of Lakehead Grammar School including branches of Dhanmondi and Gulshan.
The school did not take permission of the government, read the notification. It was also said in the notification that the school was patronizing religious extremism and militancy.
Proprietor of the school Khaled Hasan Matin and guardians of 12 students submitted the writ petitions praying to the High Court to stay the government decision.
Lakehead Grammar School was established in 2006 at Dhanmondi. It has two branches in Gulshan.

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