The High Court (HC) has ordered the Deputy Director of the Central Medical Stores Depot (CMSD) Dr Zakir Hossain and Senior Store Keeper Yusuf Fakir to surrender within three weeks, in a case filed by the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) for supplying fake N-95 masks.
According to the order, the accused are to surrender in the trial court within three weeks. The HC bench of Justice M Enayetur Rahim and Justice Mustafizur Rahman passed the order on Wednesday.
Lawyer Khurshid Alam Khan appeared for the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) in the court.
Later, Khurshid Alam Khan said the ACC on 29 September filed a case against six officials of the Central Medical Stores Depot (CMSD) and Abdur Razzaq, chairman of JMI Hospital Requisite Manufacturing Limited.
Nurul Huda, deputy director of the ACC integrated office-1 Dhaka, is the plaintiff in the case.
The accused in the case are Deputy Director of CMSD Dr Zakir Hossain, Assistant Director (storage and distribution) Dr Shahjahan Sarkar, Chief Coordinator and Desk Officer Ziaul Haque, Desk Officer (now Medical Officer, Jamalpur) Sabbir Ahmed, Store Officer (on PRL) Kabir Ahmed, Senior Store Keeper Yusuf Fakir and JMI Group Chairman Abdur Razzaq.
The lawyer further said that Abdur Razzaq has been arrested while Dr Zakir Hossain and Yusuf Fakir applied for anticipatory bail in the HC.
However, the HC directed them to surrender in the lower court within three weeks, he added.