A Dhaka court on Tuesday framed charges in a graft case filed against suspended deputy inspector general (DIG) of police Mizanur Rahman and three of his family members.
Judge Al-Asad Md Asifuzzaman of Dhaka 6th Special Judge's Court passed the order in presence of Mizanur and his nephew Hasan.
The court also set October 27 to begin witness testimony.
The other accused are- Mizanur’s wife Sohelia Anar Rotna, younger brother Mahbubur Rahman and nephew Mahmudul Hasan.
Of them, Ratna and Mahbubur are absconding.
Earlier on September 2, Dhaka Senior Special Judge KM Imrul Qayesh transferred the case to this court.
On January 30, the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) Director Monjur Morshed filed the charge-sheet in court against the four accused.
On June 24, 2019, ACC filed the case against Mizanur Rahman, and three other family members for concealing information about wealth of Tk 3.07 crore and amassing illegal wealth of Tk 3.28 crore.
On July 1, Shahbagh police arrested Mizan and sent him to jail through court.
BDST: 1718 HRS, OCT 20, 2020