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SC paves way for graft charges reinvestigation against Morshed, family

DHAKA, March 8, 2018 (BSS) - The Appellate Division of the Supreme Court (SC) today cleared way for reinvestigating charges of money laundering against BNP leader M Morshed Khan, his wife Nasrin Khan and son Foysal Morshed Khan.

A four-member apex court bench headed by Chief Justice Syed Mahmud Hossain passed the order, upholding a directive issued by the High Court on November 9, 2016.

"Now there is no legal bar in reinvestigating the case," said Anti- Corruption Counsel (ACC) Khurshid Alam Khan.

The ACC filed the case against the trio in 2013 and their bank accounts were seized by the court till 2015.

The ACC in 2015 gave final report in the case and the court acquitted the accused from the charges. The ACC later submitted two petitions, pleading to revive the case proceedings and reinvestigate the case.