A Dhaka court today set April 9 for holding hearing on charge framing against BNP Acting Chairman Tarique Rahman and his wife Zubaida Rahman in a graft case filed against them by the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) in September 2007.
Upon hearing both sides, Dhaka Metropolitan Sessions Judge Md Asaduzzaman passed the order.
Ealier on January 30, a gazette notification was issued Tarique Rahman and Zubaida Rahman to appear before the court on February 6, in a graft case filed against them by ACC.
According to the gazette, warrants were issued against Tarique and Zubaida and they were asked to appear before the court.
According to the case, on September 26 in 2007, the ACC lodged the case with Kafrul Police Station for amassing properties worth Taka 4,81,53,561 through illegal means and concealed information in wealth statements.
Earlier on January 5 this year, a court ordered police to confiscate moveable and immovable properties of the couple and asked Cantonment Police Station officer-in-charge (OC) to submit a progress report on implementation of the order of confiscating properties by today.
On January 19, the court received reports from Cantonment Police Station on execution of property attachment issued against the couple, which stated that the police did not receive any of the goods or any list regarding the properties.
BDST: 1756 HRS, MAR 29, 2023