A Dhaka court has placed Department of Shipping Chief Engineer Dr SM Nazmul Haque on a one-day remand in a graft case.
Dhaka Metropolitan Magistrate Mohammad Fahd Bin Amin Chowdhury issued the order on Thursday after hearing a remand petition filed by Abdul Wadud, assistant director of the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC), who is also the investigation officer of the case.
The ACC official filed the petition with the court of Dhaka Metropolitan Magistrate Pranab Kumar Hui on Wednesday.
Later, the court scheduled the hearing on the petition on Thursday.
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On April 12, the ACC arrested Nazmul Haque while taking bribe at a hotel in Dhaka's Segunbagicha area.
Nazmul demanded Tk15 lakh from a shipping company in exchange for a no objection certificate and approval for the design of its vessel.
A case was filed against Nazmul with Ramna Model police station after his arrest.