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SK Sinha bribery case report on May 16

April 08, 2019 00:00:00

A Dhaka court on Sunday set May 16 for submitting the probe report in the case lodged against former Chief Justice (CJ) Surendra Kumar Sinha for allegedly demanding bribe, report BSS, reports BSS.

Dhaka metropolitan magistrate Satyabrata Shikder set the new date as investigation officer in the case and director of Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) Syed Iqbal Hossain failed to submit the report on the day.

Bangladesh National Alliance (BNA) chairman Barrister Nazmul Huda filed the case against the former chief justice on September 27, 2018, with capital's Shahbagh Police Station.

The plaintiff alleged that the then Chief Justice Sinha, being instigated, changed the verdict of a case against him in spite of the fact that the case was earlier disposed of at the High Court.

Chief Justice Sinha also allegedly demanded Tk two crore bribe from Huda to dispose of the case and Tk 1.25 crore in connection with another case.

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