Charge sheet against DIG Mizan, Basir accepted

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Dhaka, Feb 09: A Dhaka court on Sunday accepted charge sheet filed against suspended deputy inspector general (DIG) of police Mizanur Rahman and suspended director of Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) Khandaker Enamul Basir in a graft case.Dhaka Metropolitan Sessions Judge KM Imrul Qayes accepted the charge sheet in presence of the accused and transferred the case for further proceedings to Dhaka Special Judge Court-4.

The court also set April 4 for holding hearing on charge framing.

ACC Director Sheikh Mohammad Fanafilya on January 19 filed the charge sheet against the duo for allegedly leaking information and taking bribe.

The anti-graft body on July 16, 2019, filed the case with its Dhaka district coordination office-1 under the Money Laundering Prevention Act.

Both the officials were suspended from their respected agencies after the allegations of taking and giving bribes were lodged against them.

Mizanur leaked a couple audio clips, saying he has given Taka forty lakh as bribe to Khandaker Enamul Basir to suppress the graft allegations brought against him.