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HC orders probe into wealth of Rajarbag Darbar Shareef’s ‘pir’

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Published: 23:24, 19 September 2021   Update: 23:27, 19 September 2021
HC orders probe into wealth of Rajarbag Darbar Shareef’s ‘pir’

The High Court. Photo: File

The High Court on Sunday ordered the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) to initiate an investigation into the wealth and bank accounts of Rajarbagh Darbar Shareef’s ‘Pir’ Dillur Rahman.

The HC also ordered the Criminal Investigation Department (CID) to inquire into alleged false criminal cases filed against the petitioners and submit the enquiry report in 60 days.

The higher court also directed the Counter Terrorism and Transnational Crime unit of the police to look if the ‘Pir’ (spiritual leader) is involved with any terror outfits or not.

In response to a writ petition, the HC bench comprising Justice M Enayetur Rahim and Justice Mostafizur Rahman came up with the orders and directives.

The HC bench also issued a rule asking the government to explain why it should not be directed to take punitive action against the said Pir.

A total of eight people including Ekramul Ahsan filed the writ petition on Thursday with the HC seeking its directive against the man for filing false cases against them in different police stations and courts, across the country.

Rajarbag Darbar Shareef’s ‘Pir’ allegedly filed the cases against the petitioners on various charges including murder, rape, torture of women, extortion and human trafficking, in the last 11 years.

Advocate Shishir Manir appeared for the petitioners while Deputy Attorney General Bipul Baghmar represented the state during the hearing.

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