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DIG Mizan denies graft allegations

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Deputy Inspector General (DIG) of police Mizanur Rahman on Thursday claimed that he has no illegal property.
 "I have mentioned details of my wealth in tax file. I have no property out of it," he said this while talking with the reporters after emerging from Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) office.
Deputy Director of the ACC Farid Ahmed Patowary started the interrogation in the Commission's Headquarters in the
capital's Segunbagicha area at 9:30am, said ACC Public Relations Officer Pranab Kumar Bhatacharjee.
The police official, however, did not make any comment over the other corruption allegations brought against him.
Replying to a query about the death threat on a female news presenter of a private television channel, Mizanur Rahman said, "I am sorry."
Responding to another allegation that he married a 25-year-old girl forcibly on July 15 last year, the police officer said the Home Ministry is investigating it. "Now, I don't want to say anything in this regard."
On April 25, Deputy Director of the commission served the notice to Mizan, who was an additional commissioner of Dhaka Metropolitan Police before being withdrawn, to be present at the ACC head office on May 3.
In February, the commission launched the inquiry following media reports and an individual's complaint, according to the ACC official.
Mizan was withdrawn as the additional commissioner of Dhaka Metropolitan Police and attached to the Police Headquarters on January 10.
Mizan allegedly picked up 25-year-old Moriam Akter Eko from in front of her Panthapath house on July 15 last year and then forcibly married her, according to a statement of Moriam's mother Queen Talukdar.
Besides, the same police official's name surfaced in the media for allegedly picking up a female news presenter of a private television channel at gunpoint in December last year.

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