A Dhaka court on Tuesday deferred the hearing in a case filed against Awami League MP Abdur Rahman Bodi to October 27 after hearing on a time petition, submitted on behalf of the defence.
The defence lawyer sought time as a writ petition filed on be half of the accused, challenging charge framing in the case, is yet to be disposed of, in the High Court Division of the Supreme Court.
Judge Abu Ahmed Jamadar of the Special Court-3 of Dhaka passed the order on Tuesday.
On August 21, last year, the Anti Corruption Commission (ACC) filed the case with Ramna Police Station of the capital accusing MP Bodi of amassing wealth illegally. He was elected MP from Cox’s Bazar-4 constituency.
As per the First Information Report (FIR), Bodi submitted his wealth statement to the ACC on February 23, last year, mentioning his and his family’s wealth worth about
Tk 5.2 crore. However, examining his income tax return, the ACC probe found that he acquired over Tk 16.07 crore in last five years (2009-2013) and he earned illegal wealth worth about Tk 11 crore.