Notorious cop Mizan, family members indicted in graft case

A court here on Tuesday indicted four people including suspended Deputy Inspector General (DIG) Mizanur Rahman in a case filed over amassing illegal wealth and concealing information.

Judge of the Dhaka Special Court-6 Asifuzzaman framed the charges against them, said ACC laywer Mir Ahmed Salam.

Through the indictment, the trial of the case has started.

Earlier, on September 2, the court fixed September 24 for charge framing hearing of the case.

The others accused in the case are—Sohelia Anar Ratna alias Ratna Rahman, wife of Mizan, his younger brother Mahbubur Rahman and nephew Mahmudul Hasan.

ACC director Manjur Morshed filed the case against Mizan, his wife, sub-inspector Mahmudul Hasan and younger brother Mahbubur Rahman.

According to the case statement, the ACC found that Mizan accumulated wealth worth Tk 3.28 crore, and concealed information of wealth worth Tk 3.07 crore in his wealth statement.

On July 11, 2018, the ACC issued a notice to Mizan and his wife Sohelia asking them to submit their wealth statements.

On May 3 last year, the ACC interrogated the rogue cop in connection with the illegal wealth accumulation as the anti-graft body found his huge cash, apartments, cars and property, and fixed deposit accounts with a number of banks.

The Commission also found his involvement in money laundering.

In January 2018, Mizan was withdrawn from the DMP Headquarters and attached to the Police Headquarters following allegations of marrying a woman forcefully and torturing her later.

Allegations have it that Mizan picked Morium Akter up and married her by force.

Later, Mizan instigated the arrest of Morium in a false case following a family feud.

Source: United News of Bangladesh