01 Jun 2023, 18:43

Two testify in graft case against Tarique-Zubaida

DHAKA, June 01, 2023 (BSS) - Two officials of 'Sundarban Air Travels and

Tours' today testified in a graft case filed against BNP acting chairman
Tarique Rahman and his wife Zubaida Rahman.

Senior Sales officer Golam Kibria and Accountant Sheikh Mujibur Rahman of the
travel agency submitted their depositions at the court of Dhaka Metropolitan
Senior Special Judge Mohammad Asaduzzaman this afternoon.

The court adjourned the hearing of the case till June 4.

Total 10 people among 56 witnesses in the case have testified before the
court so far.

Earlier on November 1, 2022, the court issued arrest warrants against the duo
after accepting the charges pressed against them. On February 6, this year,
the court issued a gazette asking the couple to appear before the court.

On September 26 in 2007, the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) filed the case
against Tarique, Zubaida and Tarique's mother-in-law Iqbal Mand Banu for
amassing illegal wealth of Taka 4.81 crore and concealing information about
the assets, said the case documents.



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