The High Court (HC) on Thursday summonsed the Deputy Inspector General of Police (DIG) of prisons in Dhaka for explaining why four under-trial prisoners were sent to the court in fetters.
The HC bench of Justice Obaidul Hassan and Justice Krishna Debnath passed the order and fixed March 9 to appear before the court.
The police official concerned of Keraniganj jail, who brought the four prisoners to the HC.
The four prisoners are Habibur Rahman, Moniruzzaman, Nasiruddin and Giasuddin, who have been suffering in jail for more than 10 years in separate criminal cases.
They were produced before the HC as per its suo moto order issued on February 7.