The High Court on Sunday asked the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) to complete the investigation within three months about the allegation against the officer-in-charge of Ramna Police Station Manirul Islam of amassing illegal wealth.
The HC bench of Justice Md Nazrul Islam Talukder and Justice Khizir Hayat passed the order after hearing a writ petition.
Advocate Barrister Syed Sayedul Haque Suman filed the writ petition seeking investigation into the wealth of the Ramana OC on August 10 after attaching a report which was published in a vernacular daily on August 5 headlined ‘Ramna OC has eight-story building and huge wealth’.
The petitioner filed an appeal to ACC seeking investigation into allegations brought against the OC on August 11.
On August 17, the ACC decided to conduct an inquiry against the allegation, said ACC counsel Advocate Khurshid Alam.
Advocate Syed, Advocate Khurshid appeared for the petitioner and the ACC respectively while Advocate Mahbub Shafique stood for the OC and deputy attorney general AKM Amin Uddin represented.
According to the report, OC of Ramna police station Manirul is the owner of an eight-story building and a duplex house is under construction. An allegation was brought against him that he grabbed a house of a freedom fighter at Mohammadpur Housing Society.