AC Land Biroda exempted from charge, granted apology

AC Land Biroda exempted from charge, granted apology

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Dhaka, 28 Dec – Bhurungamari’s Assistant Commissioner (land) Biroda Rani Ray has been exempted from the charge over sentencing a lawyer illegally, after she offered unconditional apology.The High Court Division of the Supreme Court on Thursday passed an order of exemption granting her apology about the legality of her sentencing a lawyer.
She appeared before a bench of the High Court and told the court that she repented for the incident and also promised that she will never repeat such incident in future.
The bench of justice Md Habibul Gani and Justice KM Kamrul Kader accepted the apology and passed the exemption order. The sentence of the lawyer has been revoked.
The apex court said in its observation that the salary of such officials are paid from the tax of the people. But sometimes such officials try to misuse their power dominating these people. The court also told her ‘Do not forget, your salaries are paid from the tax of people.’
The court also observed that Biroda abused her power by punishing a senior lawyer through the mobile court in Kurigram’s Bhurungamari Upazila.
On December 17, the High Court bench issued a suo moto rule and summoned the AC (land) to appear before it on December 27, after Supreme Court lawyers Syed Mohidul Kabir and Kazi Helal Uddin placed the news reports before the bench for necessary order. – Special Correspondent

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