The High Court (HC) on Wednesday banned giving opinion by BFF President Kazi Salahuddin, Barris-ter Sumon and others to the media on corruption and money laundering allegation by Bangladesh Foot-ball Federation (BFF) until investigation is completed.
The bench of Justice Zafar Ahmed and Justice Md Bashir Ullah passed the order after hearing a writ pe-tition filed by BFF President Kazi Salahuddin.
Senior advocate Ajmalul Hossain KC and advocate Momtaz Uddin Fakir appeared for Salauddin in the court where Barrister Anik R Haque and Barrister Syed Sayedul Haque Sumon were present as opponets.
Barrister Anik R Haque said the High Court banned anyone from expressing any opinion in this regard until the investigation by the Anti-Corruption Commission is completed.
Earlier, a writ petition has been filed with the High Court seeking directions to remove fake and defama-tory information in the public domain about BFF President Kazi Salahuddin.
On May 15, the High Court ordered a probe into allegations of corruption, money laundering and em-bezzlement against Bangladesh Football Federation (BFF) President Kazi Salahuddin, Senior Vice-President Abdus Salam Murshedy, former general secretary Abu Naim Sohag and other officials of the organisation.
The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) was asked to submit a report in this regard within four months.
Bangladesh Bank governor, secretary to the Ministry of Youth and Sports, the Anti-Corruption Commis-sion Chairman, Chief of Bangladesh Financial Intelligence Unit (BFIU), Chairman of National Revenue Board, BFF president, its senior vice-president and former general secretary were made respondents to the rule.