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Indictment hearing in Sayedee’s money embezzlement case Dec 28

Judge Syeda Hosne Ara of Dhaka Special Judge Court-1 passed the order on Monday morning

Update : 07 Dec 2020, 05:46 PM

A Dhaka court on Monday set December 28 for holding hearing in a case lodged against six including convicted war criminal Delwar Hossain Sayedee for embezzling money of Islamic Foundation (IF) Zakat Tahbil.

Judge Syeda Hosne Ara of Dhaka Special Judge Court-1 situated at Dhaka Alia Madrasa premises passed the order on Monday morning in presence of the prime accused Sayedee.

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The other accused in the case are: former IF director Mohammad Lutful Haque, former chairman of Masjid Council for Community Advancement Mawlana Abul Kalam Azad, chief editor of Bandhujon Parishad Mia Mohammad Eunus, former president of Islami Samaj Kalyan Kendro Tofazzal Hossain and deputy director of Masjid Council of IF Md Abdul Haque.

Of the six, Sayedee is in jail after getting convicted and sentenced to imprisonment till death in crimes against humanity case; Mawlana Abul Kalam Azad and Abdul Haque are yet to be arrested, while the other three are on bail.

Former IF director Aiyub Ali Chowdhury filed the case with capital’s Sher-e-Bangla Nagar police station on May 24, 2010. Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) assistant director Wajed Ali Gazi filed charge-sheet in the case on April 30, 2012.

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