DHAKA: A Dhaka court has ordered authorities concerned to publish newspaper advertisement asking former Chief Justice Surendra Kuman Sinha and 10 others to appear before it in a graft case.
Dhaka Metropolitan Sessions Judge KM Imrul Qayes passed the order on Wednesday (January 22).
The court also asked to submit report in this regard on February 20, because this day (Wednesday) was set for submitting report on executing order to arrest the 11 accused.
Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) director Syed Iqbal Hossain filed the case on July 10, 2019, for embezzling Taka four crore from then Farmers Bank and laundering the money abroad.
The court on January 5 issued arrest warrant against them.
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.
BDST: 1857 HRS, JAN 22, 2020