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Graft case report against SK Sinha on August 28

July 12, 2019 12:00:00

A Dhaka court on Thursday set August 28 for submitting probe report in a graft case against 11 people including former Chief Justice Surendra Kumar Sinha, reports BSS.

Dhaka Senior Special Judge KM Imrul Qayes passed the order, accepting the ejahar filed in the case.

Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) director Syed Iqbal Hossain filed the case on July 10 for embezzling Taka four crore from then Farmers Bank and laundering the money abroad.

The other accused are- former Farmers Bank managing director AKM Shameem, first vice-presidents Swapan Kumar Roy and Shafiuddin Askaree, senior executive vice-presidents Gazi Salauddin and Ziauddin Ahmed, and vice-president M Lutful Haque, bank clients Md Shahjahan, Niranjan Chandra Saha, his uncle Ranajit Chandra Saha, and Ranajit's wife Santree Roy.

According to the allegation, Md Shahjahan and Niranjan took the money on loan from then Farmers Bank, which was later transferred to Justice Sinha's Sonali Bank account, showing it was earned from selling of his (Sinha's) house.

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