Bangladesh High Court on October 3 issued a suo moto rule upon the concerned authorities to answer why they should not be directed to demolish a high rise building constructed by the Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Exporters Association (BGMEA).
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earlier formed a human chairn
in front of the building
demanding its demolition.
The court passed the rule following a news report that alleged the high rise building has been constructed without following laws and approval of Rajdhani Unnayan Kartripakkha (Rajuk).
The rule is returnable within two weeks, a Law Reporter in Dhaka said.
A bench of the High Court comprising Justice Zubayer Rahman Chowdhury and Justice Farah Mahbub passed the rule.
On October 2, The New Age, a national English daily, published the report.
Advocate DHM Muniruddin drew attention of the HC bench to the news report earlier yesterday and the court issued the ruled.
The respondents in the rule are Secretary to the Ministry of Housing and Public Works, Rajuk Chairman, President of the BGMEA, Dhaka Metropolitan Police Commissioner and Deputy Commissioner of Dhaka district.