Senior District Judge M Mofizur Rahman Bhuiyan, serving as director general (legal and prosecution unit) of Anti-Corruption Commission, breathed his last early Tuesday (9 March).
Confirming the matter, Supreme Court spokesman Mohammad Saifur Rahman said that he died of cardiac arrest around 2am at his residence.
Mofizur Rahman was the 13th batch judicial cadre of the Bangladesh Civil Service (BCS).
Chief Justice Syed Mahmud Hossain expressed condolence at the death of the senior judicial officer and prayed for the eternal salvation of the departed soul, while expressing sympathy to the bereaved family.
In a condolence message, the ACC Chairman Iqbal Mahmud said, "The Anti-Corruption Commission and the judiciary have lost a genuine asset as he was a unique example of honesty, devotion, talent and mindfulness."
Appreciating the diligence, wisdom and honesty of Mofizur Rahman during his tenure, the ACC Chairman prayed for the departed soul.