The High Court refused to hear the writ petition filed by Deputy Attorney General (DAG) Jannatul Ferdousi Rupa, challenging the legality of a notice served to her by the Anti-Corruption Commission.
A High Court (HC) bench of Justice Md Nazrul Islam Talukder and Justice Ahmed Sohel refused to hear the petition on Monday, which was filed by the state lawyer on Sunday.
Senior lawyers ZI Khan Panna and Suraiya Begum represented Rupa in the court, while lawyer, Md Khurshid Alam Khan, represented the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC), and Deputy Attorney General AKM Amin Uddin Manik represented the state.
The petition was presented to the court at the start of the day's proceedings in the morning, at which point the court wanted to know the topic of the application.
The lawyers informed the court about the ACC's notice to DAG Jannatul Ferdousi Rupa, who had filed the writ petition. The application was then dropped from the agenda.
Rupa's lawyers told reporters that the writ petition may be presented to another bench for hearing.
The summons was issued on 28 October through a notice signed by Mohammad Ibrahim, deputy director of the ACC's Dhaka integrated district office.
According to the notice, DAG Jannatul Ferdousi Rupa had allegedly amassed wealth beyond known income sources through irregularities, corruption, abuse of power, bribery, forgery and collusion with several accused individuals, including expelled Juba League leader, GK Shamim.
She was requested to appear at 10 am on 4 November with a copy of her national identity card, passport and other required documents.
DAG Rupa filed a writ petition on 1 November challenging the legality of the notice.