A Dhaka court has fixed January 27 for hearing a graft case against Barrister Moudud Ahmed and his brother Monjur Ahmed.
Dhaka Metropolitan Magistrate Md Mostafizur Rahman passed the order on Tuesday afternoon.
According to the order, the hearing will be held in the presence of Moudud.
Earlier, ACC Deputy Director Harun-ur-Rashid filed the case with Gulshan police against Moudud and his brother Manjur Ahmed for occupying government land worth Tk300 crore in Gulshan abusing power.
Later, Harun-ur-Rashid appealed to the court for grilling Moudud and Monjur at the jail gate for three working days.
The land belonged to Inje Maria Flaz and her husband M Ehsan, Pakistani citizens, who left the country before the Liberation War in 1971, case statement said.
The property, declared abandoned, was seized by Moudud Ahmed with forged documents using his position as civil servant during 1978 to 2006.
Moudud Ahmed defended the property several times producing documents that his brother had rented the land from its previous owners.