Update July 8, 2015

Dhaka 1-28 pm, 24-July, 2021

No force for Brazilian wheat

Sumel Sarker

Wheat HC

No force for Brazilian wheat

08 July 2015, Nirapad News: The High Court asked the government not to distribute Brazilian wheat forcibly to anyone and also asked to receive the distributed wheat if anyone wants to give those back.

Following a writ petition, an HC bench comprising Justice Kazi Reza Ul Haq and Justice Abu Taher M Saifur Rahman passed the order on Wednesday.

Earlier, Advocate Pavel Miah, a lawyer of the Dhaka Judges Court, filed the writ challenging the legality of import and distribution of “substandard” wheat from Brazil worth Tk 400 crore.

The wheat imported from Brazil is fit for human consumption since its quality is within the admissible parameters, the directorate general of food claimed in a report submitted to the High Court yesterday.

On June 30, the court asked the food directorate to report in three days whether the wheat was suitable for consumption.

On July 5, the directorate general of food claimed in a report submitted to the High Court that the wheat imported from Brazil is fit for human consumption since its quality is within the admissible parameters.

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