The Appellate Division of the Supreme Court has upheld the High Court order that asked Concord Group to hand over its 18-storey tower to Sir Salimullah Muslim Orphanage.
The three-member Appellate Division bench headed by Chief Justice Syed Mahmud Hossain, passed the order on Monday.
Earlier on September 17, 2015, the High Court declared illegal the 18-storied tower constructed by Concord Group on a piece of land belonging to Sir Salimullah Muslim Orphanage in the capital’s Azimpur area.
The court then also directed the Concord Group authorities to hand over the possession of the building and other establishments built on the land to the orphanage within 30 days.
After the HC order, the Concord Group filed petition with the SC challenging the order.
Sir Salimullah built the orphanage in 1909.