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Suspended DIG (Prisons) Partha sent to jail

  • Staff Correspondent
  • 20 September, 2021 12:00 AM
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Suspended DIG (Prisons) Partha sent to jail

A Dhaka court on Sunday sent suspended Deputy Inspector General (DIG) of Prisons Partha Gopal Bonik to jail in connection with a graft case.

Judge Sheikh Nazmul Alam of Dhaka Special Judge Court-4 passed the order after the accused surrendered before the court and sought bail.

The High Court on September 2 cancelled Partha’s bail in the case and ordered him to surrender by September 20. It also ordered disposal of the case by February 28, 2022.

The High Court had also asked the court concerned to pass any order or judgement in the case in open court.

Earlier on August 31, 2020, Dhaka Metropolitan Sessions Judge court accepted the charge-sheet filed by the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) and transferred the case to the court concerned for next proceedings.

Partha, who was working at Sylhet Central Jail, was arrested by the ACC on July 28, 2019, as it recovered Tk80 lakh from his North Green Road flat in Dhaka.

Partha clanmed that Tk30 lakh was given to him by his mother-in-law and Tk 50 lakh was earned by him during his years in service. The ACC filed the case against Partha on July 29 in 2019.