Dhaka court fixed Monday (May 29) for recording depositions of witnesses in a graft case filed against BNP acting chairman Tarique Rahman and his wife Zubaida Rahman.
Judge Md Asaduzzaman of Dhaka Metropolitan Senior Special Judge's Court issued the order as no prosecution witness appeared before the court to testify today (May 28).
On May 25, two prosecution witnesses gave their statements before a Dhaka court in a graft case filed against Tarique Rahman and Zubaida Rahman.
The witnesses were Md Emraj Ali Shikder and Syed Azad Iqbal.
A total of three witnesses gave their statement before the court among 56 witnesses in this case.
According to the case, on September 26, 2007, the ACC lodged the case with Kafrul Police Station for amassing properties worth Taka 4,81,53,561 through illegal means and concealed information in wealth statements.
On January 19, the court received reports from Cantonment Police Station on execution of property attachment issued against Tarique and Zubaida, which stated that the police did not receive any of the goods or any list regarding the properties.
Judge Md Asaduzzaman of Dhaka Metropolitan Senior Special Judge's Court then ordered Tarique and Zubaida to appear in court, and ordered the authorities concerned to publish the order as a gazette as the next step of the case. Later the gazette was published on January 30.
BDST: 1515 HRS, MAY 28, 2023