The hearing of senior BNP leader Moudud Ahmed’s writ petition, which was filed on Thursday, challenged the legality of his eviction from his Gulshan residence.
As he was not given prior notice, his eviction has been differed until July 2.
The High Court bench of Justice Syed Muhammad Dastagir Husain and Justice Md Ataur Rahman Khan passed the order on Thursday afternoon.
During the brief hearing, his lawyer AJ Mohammad Ali told the court that Moudud’s eviction was illegal as he was not served any notice. He urged the court to issue a ruling, questioning the legality of the eviction drive.
Moudud also sought interim orders for the return of the house and that no changes should be made to the grounds.
Rajdhani Unnayan Kartripakkha (Rajuk) and the government have been made respondent to the writ petition.
Attorney General Mahbubey Alam said the writ petition should be heard in detail, as there is a complicated history behind the house.
Moudud has also filed a case with lower court over his home.
The High Court bench said: “The Supreme Court will go for a vacation until July 1. We need to hear details from both parties. You can either move with a vacation bench or the court will hear the petition after the vacation.”
Later, the court said it would hear the matter after the Supreme Court vacation.
On Wednesday, Rajuk evicted Moudud from his illegally occupied home in Gulshan 2, Dhaka and reclaimed the house situated on 1.13 bighas (around 0.37 acres) of land, worth around Tk300 crore, following the apex court’s decision.