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Expelled Sramik League leader Tufan gets bail in money laundering case

Expelled Sramik League leader Tufan gets bail in money laundering case

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The High Court on Wednesday granted bail to expelled Sramik League leader Tufan Sarker in a money laundering case.

The HC bench of Justice Md Nazrul Islam Talukder and Justice AKM Zahirul Huq passed the order.

Deputy Attorney General AKM Amin Uddin Manik said the High Court granted bail to Tufan as he has been serving jail for a long time in various cases.

“We will file a petition with the Appellate Division challenging the bail order,” he added.

Lawyer Rafiqul Islam Sohel appeared for Tufan.

Sub-inspector of Crime Investigation Department (CID) Md Safiul Alam filed the case with Bogura Police Station on October 29 last year alleging that a total of Tk 33.34 lakh was laundered by through illegal drugs trade.

Tufan has been in prison since 2017 in a case filed over the rape and torture of a schoolgirl and her mother.