The High Court on Wednesday granted bail to suspended deputy inspector general (DIG) of Prisons Ba-zlur Rashid till April 30 in a case filed over illegally amassing wealth worth Tk 3.14 crore.
The court also fixed April 30 for hearing on the appeal against his sentence.
The High Court bench of Justice Md Ashraful Kamal passed the order.
Barrister Humayun Kabir Pallab and lawyer Masudul Haque stood for Bazlur Rashid during the hearing.
Earlier, on October 23, 2022, a Dhaka court sentenced Bazlur Rashid to five years imprisonment in the case.
On October 20, 2019, the ACC summoned the suspended DIG and his wife for interrogation and showed him arrested on the same day after filing the case against.
ACC Deputy Director Md Nasir Uddin pressed chargesheet against the ex-DIG on August 26, 2020. The court framed chagres against Bazlur Rashid on October 22.