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Graft case: Verdict against SK Sinha, 10 others today

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  • 21st October, 2021 09:30:04 AM
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Graft case: Verdict against SK Sinha, 10 others today

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A Dhaka court will deliver its verdict in a graft case filed against former Chief Justice Surendra Kumar Sinha (SK Sinha) and 10 others today (October 21).

Judge Shaikh Nazmul Alam of the Dhaka Fourth Special Judge’s Court will pronounce the verdict in the graft case.

Earlier, on September 14, Judge Shaikh Nazmul Alam of the Dhaka Fourth Special Judge’s Court fixed the verdict date after completion of the closing arguments in the case. Later, it was deferred.

The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) filed the case for embezzling Tk 4 crore from Farmers Bank (Now Padma Bank) on July 10, 2019.

Apart from SK Sinha, the other accused in the case are – Md Mahbubul Huque Chisty alias Babul Chisty, former chairman of the audit committee of Farmers Bank Limited, first vice-presidents Swapan Kumar Roy and Shafiuddin Ashkari, vice president Md. Lutful Huque, former MD AKM Shameem, former SEVP Gazi Salahuddin, bank clients Md. Shahjahan, Niranjan Chandra Saha, his uncle Ranajit Chandra Saha, and Ranajit’s wife Santree Roy.