Appellate Division judge Justice Mohammad Bazlur Rahman passed away at a city hospital on Sunday. He was 62.
Bazlur, who was suffering from liver cirrhosis, breathed his last at Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University (BSMMU) around 6:15 pm, said SC Registrar General Syed Aminul Islam.
He left behind wife and two sons and a host of well-wishers and relatives to mourn his death.
The body of Bazlur will be kept at Birdem mortuary on Sunday night and his first namaz-e-janaza will be held on the SC premises at 10:30am on Monday, he said, adding that his body will be sent to his village home in Chapainawabganj district on the day.
Meanwhile, President Abdul Hamid and Law Minister Anisul Huq expressed deep shock at the death of the Appellate Division judge.
After obtaining graduation and post-graduation from Rajshahi University, Bazlur enrolled as a lawyer at the District Court and the High Court Division of the Supreme Court in 1984 and 1987 respectively, according to the SC’s official website.