HC orders to investigate assets of Rajarbagh Pir...

Dhaka, Tuesday   19 October 2021

HC orders to investigate assets of Rajarbagh Pir

 Staff Correspondent daily-bangladesh.com

 Published: 09:43 PM, 19 September 2021  

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The High Court (HC) ordered the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) to investigate the assets and bank accounts held by Rajarbagh Darbar Sharif and its Pir Dillur Rahman. 

The Counter Terrorism and Transnational Crime Unit (CTTC) of police was also directed to investigate if the Pir has any connection with any militant group. 

The HC bench of Justice M Enayetur Rahim and Md Mostafizur Rahman passed the order on Sunday issuing a rule during a hearing on the writ petition filed by eight people harassed by false cases - filed across the country by the Pir and his followers. 

The court also directed the Criminal investigation Department (CID) to submit an investigation report within 60-days on all the false cases filed by the Pir and his followers.

In the rule, the court questioned why legal actions will not be taken against the accused for filing false, confusing and harassing cases making 20 including the senior secretary of the home ministry and police chief respondents. 

Earlier on September 16, the eight victims filed the writ petition which said the syndicate of Pir Dillur Rahman violated their basic rights bestowed by articles 27, 31, 32 of the constitution in filing the false criminal cases against them. 

On behalf of the victims, Advocate Shishir Monir file writ.