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Graft case: ACC challenges Ishraque's acquittal

  • Published at 02:58 pm January 18th, 2021
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File photo of the Anti Corruption Commission headquarters in Dhaka Sazzad Hossain/Bangla Tribune

As per the ACC findings, Ishraque has illegal wealth worth about Tk3 crore while Sarika possesses wealth worth about Tk2 crore

The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) on Monday filed an appeal petition against a Dhaka court order that had acquitted BNP mayoral candidate of Dhaka South City Corporation (DSCC) Engineer Ishraque Hossain.

The appeal petition was put on the cause list of the bench of Justice Md Salim on Monday, said Khurshid Alam Khan, ACC lawyer.

ACC Assistant Director Shamsul Alam filed two cases with Ramna police station on August 29 and 30, 2010 against Ishraque, also son of late former mayor of undivided Dhaka City Corporation and BNP leader Sadeque Hossain Khoka, and his sister Sarika Sadeque.

According to the case statements, during a primary inquiry into the wealth of Ishraque and Sarika, the ACC found that they acquired wealth worth about Tk5 crore beyond known sources of income.

On September 1, 2008, it asked them to submit their wealth statements within seven days which they failed to do.

As per the ACC findings, Ishraque has illegal wealth worth about Tk3 crore while Sarika possesses wealth worth about Tk2 crore.

ACC Deputy Director Jahangir Hossain, also investigation officer of the case, submitted the charge-sheet against Ishraque on December 6, 2018.

On May 5 last year, a court issued a warrant for Ishraque’s arrest after accepting charges against him in his absence.

Ishraque surrendered before the court on December 9, 2019 and secured bail in the case.

On January 14, 2020, a Dhaka court framed charges against Ishraque.

On December 23, 2020, Judge Sheikh Nazmul Alam of Dhaka 4 Special Judge Court acquitted Ishraque in the case.


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