In 2011, the court cancelled Selim’s sentence, but the ACC later appealed the lower court verdict.
Irregularities of Haji Salim resurfaced after his son Irfan Selim was arrested for assaulting a navy official.
On October 26, a case was filed against Irfan Selim, son of Dhaka-7 MP Haji Selim, on the charge of “attacking” Lieutenant Wasif Ahmed Khan of Bangladesh Navy at Dhaka’s Dhanmondi on October 23.
According to the case statement, a car hit the motorcycle of Lieutenant Wasif near Labaid Hospital at Dhanmondi on October 23 when he and his wife were returning to their Mohammadpur residence from Nilkhet.
Some people including Irfan came out of the car and physically assaulted the navy officer and verbally abused his wife.