Tuesday, 3 October, 2023

3 testify in graft case against Tarique-Zubaida

Three bank officials testified in a graft case filed against BNP acting chairman Tarique Rahman and his wife Zubaida Rahman on.

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.

On September 26 in 2007, the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) filed the case against Tarique, Zubaida and Tarique's mother-in-law Iqbal Mand Banu for amassing illegal wealth of Taka 4.81 crore and concealing information about the assets, said the case documents.