The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) on Wednesday pressed charges against suspended Deputy Inspector General (DIG) of Prisons Bazlur Rashid, in a case filed over the allegation of amassing illegal wealth worth Tk3.09 crore.
ACC Deputy Director M Nasiruddin submitted the charge sheet before the court of Dhaka Metropolitan Senior Special Judge KM Emrul Kayes, ACC Director for Public Relations Pranab Kumar Bhattacharjee said.
The court, in the hearing on September 1, will decide whether the charge sheet will be accepted or not, ACC lawyer Jahangir Hossain said.
On October 20, 2019, a Dhaka court sent Bazlur Rashid to jail in the case FILED BY ACC Deputy Director Md Salauddin.
According to the case statement, Bazlur accumulated illegal wealth worth Tk3.14 crore. The accused signed a contract with a real estate company in 2018 to buy a 2,981-square-feet flat at Siddheshwari in the capital. He paid Tk3.09 crore in cash and cheque between April and June that year.
Bazlur couldn't explain how he acquired the money during the interrogation by the ACC.
Then, he was arrested from the ACC headquarters in the capital's Segunbagicha area in the case filed over amassing wealth illegally.