NID mandatory for filing any case

Special Correspondent

15 June, 2021 12:00 AM printer

The High Court has made it obligatory that complainant or informant has to submit NID card while filing any case with any police station or court against anybody.

A division bench comprising Justice M Enayetur Rahim and Justice Mostafizur Rahman passed the order on Monday.

The order came following a writ petition filed by businessman Ekramul Ahsan who is harassed by 49 “fake” cases lodged by “unknown” people.

The HC directed the Criminal Investigation Department (CID) of Police to trace the plaintiffs in the 49 cases and submit report within

60 days.

Besides, the court issued a rule asking the government authorities concerned to show cause as to why complainants of 49 cases shall not be detected.

A vested quarter allegedly filed 49 fake cases against Ekramul Ahsan, a businessman from Shantinagar in Dhaka.

Ekramul claimed that murder, rape, torture of women, extortion and human trafficking cases were filed against him in 13 districts in the last 11 years.

In utter peculiarity, unknown people filed the cases against Ekramul at the behest of vested quarter to harass him socially and financially.

The petitioner said the syndicate would like to grab his lands, house and factories.

Advocates Zainul Abedin and Emadul Haque Basir appeared for the writ petition while Deputy Attorney General Bipul Bagmar for the state.