A Dhaka court has fixed November 23 to submit the investigation report of another 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).
The case details reached at the court of Dhaka Metropolitan Senior Special Judge KM Imrul Kayes on October 7. Later, the court accepted the case details and fixed the date for the report submission.
This was confirmed from ACC court registration branch on Sunday (October 10) morning.
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…