Suspended DIG prisons Bazlur Rashid denied bail in graft case

A Dhaka court on Thursday denied bail to suspended Deputy Inspector General (DIG) of Prisons Bazlur Rashid in a case filed by the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC).

Dhaka Metropolitan and Session's Judge KM Imrul Kayes passed the order after hearing a bail petition.

The court also fixed March 12 for the next hearing of the case as ACC deputy director Nasiur Uddin failed to submit their probe report on Thursday.

Earlier, the High Court on January 29 denied bail to the suspended DIG prisons.

Following interrogation, the ACC arrested Bazlur on October 20 last on charge of accumulating money illegally.

According to the case statement, he failed to show any legal source of Tk 3.8 crore which he spent for buying a flat in a housing project at Siddheswari Road in the capital.

Source: United News of Bangladesh