HC issues contempt of court rule against DoE DG, 3 others
DHAKA, Nov 21, 2021 (BSS) –
The High Court (HC) today issued a contempt
of court rule against three people including director general (DG) of
Department of Environment (DoE) as they failed to submit a report on actions
taken against people grabbing and polluting river Bongshi.
A High Court division bench comprising Justice M Enayetur Rahim and
Justice Md Mostafizur Rahman passed the order, asking the four to explain as
to why the court shall not draw a contempt of court proceeding against them
for failing to execute a court order.
The other three accused are Dhaka deputy commissioner, Savar assistant
land commissioner and officer in-charge of Savar Police Station.
The High Court on December 2, 2019, issued a rule along with an order,
asking Bangladesh Water Development Board, Rajuk, DoE DG, Dhaka Deputy
Commissioner, Savar upazila nirbahi officer, Savar AC (Land), Superintendent
of Dhaka district police and officer in-charge of Savar Police Station to
submit the report.
The court had come up with the order after holding hearing on a writ
filed by lawyer Md Bakir Hossain.