Dhaka Senior Special Judge KM Imrul Kayes passed the order on Thursday
A Dhaka court has fixed August 28 as the date for submission of a probe report on a corruption case filed against former chief justice Surendra Kumar Sinha and 11 others on charges of embezzlement and money laundering.
Dhaka Senior Special Judge KM Imrul Kayes issued the order on Thursday after accepting the case FIR filed by Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) director Syed Iqbal Hossain.
Others accused in the case are: former Farmers Bank managing director AKM Shameem, first vice-presidents Swapan Kumar Roy and Shafiuddin Askaree, senior executive vice-presidents Gazi Salauddin and Ziauddin Ahmed, and vice-president M Lutful Haque, bank clients Md Shahjahan, Niranjan Chandra Saha, his uncle Ranajit Chandra Saha, and Ranajit’s wife, Santree Roy.
According to the case details, Md Shahjahan and Niranjan took a Tk4 crore loan from then Farmers Bank, which was later transferred to Justice Sinha’s Sonali Bank account, showing it was acquired by selling his (Sinha’s) house.