He was suspended from his post on June 25
A Dhaka court has denied the bail petition of suspended Deputy Inspector General (DIG) of police Mizanur Rahman in a corruption case.
Dhaka Senior Special Judges' Court Judge KM Imrul Kayes passed the order on Wednesday after a hearing on the case being filed against the disgraced police official for amassing illegal wealth and money laundering.
Mizanur’s lawyer Ahasanul Haque Samaji appealed for the bail on July 24.
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Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) Director Monzur Morshed filed the case against Mizan, his wife Sohelia Anar Ratna, nephew Sub-Inspector Mahmudul Hasan, and younger brother Mahabubur Rahman on June 24.
On May 3 last year, ACC interrogated DIG Mizanur in connection with accumulating illegal wealth.
DIG Mizanur Rahman, former additional commissioner of Dhaka Metropolitan Police, was withdrawn on January 9 last year after being accused of threatening a female news presenter of a private television channel.
He was suspended on June 25 this year.