A Dhaka court on Thursday placed the Chief Engineer of the Department of Shipping Dr SM Nazmul Haque on a one-day remand in a graft case.
Dhaka Metropolitan Magistrate Mohammad Fahd Bin Amin Chowdhury passed the order after hearing on a remand petition filed by Abdul Wadud, assistant director of Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC), also investigation officer of the case.
The ACC official filed the petition with the court of Dhaka Metropolitan Magistrate Pranab Kumar Hui on Wednesday.
Later, the court fixed today (Thursday) for hearing on the petition.
Earlier on April 12, the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) arrested Nazmul Haque red-handed from a hotel in Segunbagicha area while taking bribe.
Nazmul demanded Tk 15 lakh from a shipping company for providing no objection certificate and approving the design of its vessel.
Later, a case was filed against Nazmul with Ramna Model Police Station.