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Charges against suspended DIG Mizan, ACC Director Basir noted
Judge marks decision

Charges against suspended DIG Mizan, ACC Director Basir noted

Dhaka, Feb 09 – A Dhaka court yesterday took into cognizance of charges brought against suspended deputy inspector general (DIG) of police Mizanur Rahman and suspended director of Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) Khandaker Enamul Basir in a bribery case. Dhaka’s senior special judge KM Emrul Kayesh came up with the order in the presence of the two accused in the courtroom.
The court also transferred the case to Special Judge Court-4 of Dhaka for conducting trial and fixed March 4 for starting hearing on the framing of charges against them in the case.
On July 16 last year, ACC filed the graft case against them with the ACC’s Dhaka District Coordination Office-1 in Dhaka for a transaction of Tk 4 million as a bribe.
Earlier on January 19 this year, an investigation officer of the case and ACC director Md Fanafillah submitted the charge sheet against the two officials. On the same day, the court fixed February 9 for taking the charge sheet into cognizance.
Deputy inspector general (DIG) of police Mizanur Rahman, who was working as additional commissioner in Dhaka metropolitan police (DMP), suspended following the several allegations including bribery. He is in jail since July 2, 2019.
On the other hand, Enamul Basir, who was arrested by an ACC team from the city’s Darussalam area on July 22 on charges of bribery allegations. ACC produced Enamul Basir to the Senior Special Judge’s Court in Dhaka and the court rejected his appeal for bail and ordered to send him to jail.
Meanwhile, the same court on Sunday accepted charge sheet against the former DIG, his wife Sohelia Anar Ratna, and two sub-inspectors of Dhaka’s Kotwali Police Station Mahbubur Rahman and Mahmudul Hasan, also Mizan’s nephew, in another corruption case.
The court issued an arrest warrant against Sohelia and Mahbubur as they have been shown as fugitives in the case.
Police have been asked to submit a report on execution of the arrest warrants on March 3.
Earlier on January 30 this year, the ACC placed the charge sheet in the court against the four persons in the case.
On June 24 last year, ACC filed the case with the ACC’s Dhaka District Coordination Office-1 in Dhaka for concealing information of Tk 30.7 million and accumulating Tk 32.80 million from unknown sources. – Staff Reporter

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