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Ex-civil surgeon jailed

HC warns ADC, UNO for abuse of power

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UNB, Dhaka :
The High Court on Wednesday asked authorities concerned for not posting the additional deputy commissioner (ADC) of Laxmipur and Sadar UNO in such places where they cannot get opportunity to abuse power.
The HC bench of Justice Quazi Reza-Ul Hoque and Justice Mohammad Ullah gave the observation and discharged its previous rule accepting the unconditional apologies sought by the duo in the morning.
The court, in its observation, said, "We are asking secretaries for Law, Public Administration and Home not to post them in such a place so that they can abuse of their power."
The court, in its order, also commented that the mobile court is being operated sitting in the office and abusing its power.
It also asked the former civil surgeon of Laxmipur Dr Salahuddin Sharif to do behave wisely.
Earlier in the day, the duo - ADC Sheikh Morshedul Islam and UNO Kamruzzaman - sought unconditional apology to the High Court over three-month imprisonment of former civil surgeon of the district allegedly for assaulting the ADC.
On December 5, the High Court summoned the duo to appear before the court at 10:30 am on December 13 and explain the three-month  imprisonment of former civil surgeon of the district allegedly for assaulting the ADC.

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