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Khandakar Mosharraf charge hearing July 23


A Dhaka court on Sunday deferred the hearing on charge framing against Dr Khandaker Mosharraf Hossain to July 23 in a case filed for money laundering.
Judge Ataur Rahman of Dhaka’s Special Judge Court-1 passed the order after hearing on time petition filed by Advocate Sanaullah Miah, defence lawyer of the case. Dr Mosharraf was produced to the court on the occasion.The petition, filed on behalf of Dr Mosharraf seeking time says that a Writ petition on behalf of the accused challenging taking into cognizance the charge against Mosharraf is pending before a bench of the High Court Division and for that the hearing was required to be adjourned.
On February 6, last year, Anti Corruption Commission (ACC) director, Nasim Anwar, and the Investigation Officer of the case filed the case with Ramna Model Police Station of the capital and he submitted the charge sheet of the case to the Chief Metropolitan Magistrate (CMM) Court of Dhaka on August 14 of the year.
According to the charge sheet, Mosharraaf and his wife Bilkis Akhter deposited over tk 9.53 crore to their joint account No. 108492 with Lloyds TSB Offshore Private Banking, St Peterport, UK However, the name of Bilkis is not included in the charge sheet as her involvement was found during investigation, said a source at the ACC. – Court Correspondent


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