Senior Correspondent, bdnews24.com
Veteran Supreme Court lawyer Barrister Rafique-Ul Huq has died in hospital care at the age of 85.
He breathed his last at Dhaka's Ad Din Hospital at 8:30 am Saturday, according to Dr Nahid Yasmin, the hospital's director general.
Barrister Rafique was admitted to the hospital with urine infection and old-age complications.
He was later placed on life support as his condition deteriorated.
Barrister Rafique began his career as a lawyer in the Calcutta High Court in 1960. He was made attorney general of Bangladesh in 1990.
He played a significant role as a lawyer during the military-controlled caretaker government, fighting cases for Awami League President Sheikh Hasina, BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia and many other politicians.
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