Stay orders make case proceedings slow: ACC
DHAKA: Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) Chairman Golam Rahman categorically termed the stay orders of higher courts ‘barrier’ in disposing of ACC cases speedily.
The ACC chief came up with the observation Sunday while addressing a discussion meeting held at its’ office in the city.
“ACC can search and investigate into the corruption but can’t try, said Golam Rahman adding, one-fourths of the ACC cases are pending in the court due to stay-order by HC.”
Former Chief Adviser of the caretaker government Justice Habibur Rahman said, ”There is no proper investigation system in the country and corrupted are not brought under trial, rather, they are invited to Bangabhaban to request them to resign.”
Former chief of Transparency International Bangladesh (TIB) Mozaffar Ahmed said, “Corruption is not reducing in the country due to election-based politics of the politicians.”
BRAC University VC Zamilur Reza Chowdhury, Professor Abdullah Abu Sayeed, Daily Samakal Editor Golam Sarwar, TIB chairman Dr Iftekharuzzaman, FBCCI president AK Azad and BGMEA president Shafiul Islam were present, among others, as discussants.
BDST: 1825 HRS, APR 01, 2012
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