A. F. Hassan Ariff

A. F. Hassan Ariff is a Bangladeshi lawyer, former Attorney General of Bangladesh and Advisor of Caretaker Government led by Fakhruddin Ahmed.[1][2]

A. F. Hassan Ariff
Attorney General
In office
October 2001 – 28 April 2005
Succeeded byA. J. Mohammad Ali


Ariff was the Attorney General for Bangladesh from October 2001 to 28 April 2005. He resigned from his post reportedly over his failure to support pro-Bangladesh Nationalist Party lawyers in the Supreme Court Bar Association and Bangladesh Bar Council's cancellation of the license of a pro-BNP Bangladesh High Court judge who used fraudulent credentials.[3] He founded AF Hassan Ariff & Associates in the 1970s. From January 2008 to January 2009 he was Law Adviser to the Caretaker Government.[4]


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  2. ^ "Mirpur butcher Molla must die, says SC". bdnews24.com. Retrieved 1 February 2017.
  3. ^ "Attorney General Hassan Ariff Resigns". wikileaks.org. Bangladesh Dhaka. 28 April 2017. Retrieved 1 February 2017.
  4. ^ "A F Hassan Ariff Associates". hariffbd.com. Retrieved 1 February 2017.