The lower courts across the country have granted bail to 6,047 people in five working days last week.
The lower courts have been made subordinate to the executive by three "cardinal" rules, Dr Kamal Hossain and five other leading jurists of the country said yesterday.
Some 397 posts of lower court judges, including 51 district judges, are lying vacant due to delay in recruitment, hampering the
Each lower court judge, on average, is overburdened with around 2,000 cases for their hearing and disposal. A total of 1,397 judges have been dealing with more than 27.5 lakh cases across the country.