Rafique-ul Huq started his career as a lawyer in Calcutta in 1960. In 1990, he served as the Attorney General of Bangladesh
Veteran lawyer and former attorney general Barrister Rafique-ul Huq who breathed his last this morning was laid to rest in the capital's Banani graveyard.
His body was taken to Banani graveyard around 3pm after a namaz-e-janaza held on the premises of the Supreme Court Bar Association (SCBA) at around 2pm, reports BSS.
Earlier on the day, the first namaz-e-janaza janaza of Rafique-ul-Huq was held at Ad-Deen Hospital where he passed away around 8.30am from old age complications.
His second namaz-e-janaza was held at Baitul Mukarram National Mosque after Zuhr prayer.
Rafique-ul Huq was kept on life support in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) of the hospital after his condition deteriorated on Tuesday night.
President Abdul Hamid and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina have expressed profound grief at the demise of prominent lawyer and former attorney general Barrister Rafique-ul Huq.
Rafique-ul Huq started his career as a lawyer in Calcutta in 1960. In 1990, he served as the Attorney General of Bangladesh.
Barrister Rafique-ul Haq played an important role as a lawyer during the caretaker government as he lent legal support to Bangladesh Awami League President Sheikh Hasina and Bangladesh National Party Chairperson Khaleda Zia when they were charged with corruption cases.