Two cases have been filed against former mayor Saeed Khokon for making defamatory remarks about Dhaka South City Corporation (DSCC) mayor Barrister Sheikh Fazle Noor Taposh.
Two cases were filed in the court of Dhaka Metropolitan Magistrate Rajesh Chowdhury on Monday (January 11th). The plaintiff in one case is Kazi Anisur Rahman. The plaintiff’s lawyer in the other case. Sarwar Alam.
Court bench assistant Ripon Mia confirmed the information to reporters.
Earlier on Monday (January 11), while inspecting the Water Sluice Gate and Water Pump House in Maniknagar, Sheikh Fazle Noor Taposh had said that a defamation suit would be filed against Saeed Khokon. He said, ‘The statement of the former mayor (Saeed Khokon) is defamatory. Legal action will be taken against him. Besides, the ongoing campaign of the city corporation against corruption will continue. Those who have transacted money in various ways are alleging corruption.