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3 witnesses testify in graft case against Tarique, Zubaida

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Update: 2023-05-29 15:51:23
3 witnesses testify in graft case against Tarique, Zubaida

Three more prosecution witnesses gave their statements before a Dhaka court today (May 29) in a graft case filed against BNP acting chairman Tarique Rahman and his wife Zubaida Rahman.

Judge Md Asaduzzaman of Dhaka Metropolitan Senior Special Judge's Court recorded their statements.

SM Musa Karim, Obaidur Rashid and Emran Ahmed submitted their depositions at the court of Dhaka Metropolitan Senior Special Judge Mohammad Asaduzzaman.

The court also adjourned the hearing of the case till May 30. Total 6 people among 56 witnesses in the case have testified before the court so far.

Earlier on November 1, 2022, the court issued arrest warrants against the duo after accepting the charges pressed against them. 

On February 6, this year, the court issued a gazette asking the couple to appear before the court.

According to the case, on September 26, 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.

On January 19, the court received reports from Cantonment Police Station on execution of property attachment issued against Tarique and Zubaida, which stated that the police did not receive any of the goods or any list regarding the properties.

BDST: 1551 HRS, MAY 29, 2023

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