Chairman of the International Crimes Tribunal-1 Justice Anwarul Haque was laid to rest at Jurain graveyard in the capital on Friday afternoon.
Following a namaz-e-janaza at Supreme Court premises post Jumma, the burial took place at around 3:30 pm.
Law Minister Anisul Huq, Chief Justice Surendra Kumar Sinha, judges of the appellate and high court divisions, Attorney General Mahbubey Alam, Supreme Court Bar Association President Advocate Zainul Abedin, prime minister’s Principal Secretary Dr Kamal Abdul Naser Chowdhury, Supreme Court lawyers and officials took part in the namaz-e-janaza.
He died at Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University (BSMMU) in the capital on Thursday. He was 61.
He had been suffering from cancer.
Justice Anwarul, son of late AKM Zahirul Haq and late Razia Khatoon, was born in a respectable Muslim family of Munshiganj in 1956.
He joined the Bangladesh Judicial Service on 1 December 1981 as Munsif [Assistant Judge].
Justice Anwarul was elevated to Additional Judge of the High Court Division of Bangladesh Supreme Court on December 12, 2010 and appointed Judge of the same division of the Supreme Court on December 10, 2012.
He was appointed Chairman of the International Crimes Tribunal-1 on September 15, 2015.
Prior to being the Chairman, he had been working as member of the same tribunal since March 25, 2012.