A Dhaka court has again fixed January 27, 2022 to submit the investigation report of a case filed against former chief justice Surendra Kumar Sinha (SK Sinha) for abusing the power of his position and securing the allotment of a plot of land from Rajdhani Unnayan Kartipakkha (Rajuk).

Dhaka Metropolitan Senior Special Judge KM Imrul Kayes fixed the new date as Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) failed to submit the report today (November 23).

This was confirmed from Md Zulfikar, an official of ACC court registration branch.

Earlier on Thursday (October 7), Deputy Director of Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) Gulshan Anwar Pradhan filed the case with the organisation’s Integrated District Office, Dhaka-1 against former chief justice Surendra Kumar Sinha for abusing the power of his position and securing the allotment of a plot of land from Rajdhani Unnayan Kartipakkha (Rajuk).

SK Sinha, who now lives abroad, also faces charges of accumulating wealth illegally.

According to the case statement, SK Sinha had earlier received a plot of land in his own name from Rajuk, in Uttara residential area.

He purportedly later secured a three katha plot in Rajuk’s Purbachal project in the name of his brother Narendra Kumar Sinha, using his power and influence. By the same token, he upgraded the plot to a five-katha one.

Apparently, transferring the plot from Purbachal, SK Sinha got a plot of land approved by Rajuk in Uttara’s Sector-4 and paid a total of Tk75 lakh for it. He…

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