• Sunday, May 29, 2022
  • Last Update : 04:24 pm

Nur Hossain graft case: HC orders disposal in 180 days

  • Published at 09:56 pm July 24th, 2019
Nur Hossain-Dhaka Tribune
File photo of Nur Hossain Dhaka Tribune

He siphoned off tk176,5000 with eleven bank-cheques in 1999

The High Court Division of the Supreme Court has set a 6-month deadline for the disposal of the corruption case againstNur Hossain, a condemned convict in the infamous seven- murder in Narayanganj.

He was shown arrested in a graft case filed by Anti-Corruption Commission in 2016.

The bench of Justice Md Nazrul Islam and Justice KM Hafizul Alam passed the order on Wednesday.

Deputy attorney general AKM Amin Uddin Manik, and assistant attorney general Helena Begum Chaina stood for the state while advocate Md Shafiqul Islam represented the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) during today's hearing.

According to the case statement, Nur Hossain, formerly the chairman of Narayanganj's Siddhirganj union, illegally siphoned tk176,5000 through eleven bank-cheques in 1999.

Later a probe by the district's anti-corruption bureau found incriminating evidence against Noor Hossain being involved in the graft. 

On October 30, 2002, the Anti-Corruption Commission's assistant director Md Mozammel Haque filed a case with Narayanganj police station.

Following the case investigation, ACC assistant director Md Ali Akbar filed a charge sheet against Nur Hossain.

However, on January 30, 2013, Narayanganj's special judges' court acquitted Nur Hossain in the graft charges. 

Later, ACC filed a petition seeking a  review of the special court's acquittal order with the High Court division on October 27, 2014.

The High Court division, on December 7, 2014, issued a rule asking why the acquittal order should not be scraped. 

Following a hearing, the court declared the rule compelling, and ordered the trial to be completed in seven months time.

Facebook 50
blogger sharing button blogger
buffer sharing button buffer
diaspora sharing button diaspora
digg sharing button digg
douban sharing button douban
email sharing button email
evernote sharing button evernote
flipboard sharing button flipboard
pocket sharing button getpocket
github sharing button github
gmail sharing button gmail
googlebookmarks sharing button googlebookmarks
hackernews sharing button hackernews
instapaper sharing button instapaper
line sharing button line
linkedin sharing button linkedin
livejournal sharing button livejournal
mailru sharing button mailru
medium sharing button medium
meneame sharing button meneame
messenger sharing button messenger
odnoklassniki sharing button odnoklassniki
pinterest sharing button pinterest
print sharing button print
qzone sharing button qzone
reddit sharing button reddit
refind sharing button refind
renren sharing button renren
skype sharing button skype
snapchat sharing button snapchat
surfingbird sharing button surfingbird
telegram sharing button telegram
tumblr sharing button tumblr
twitter sharing button twitter
vk sharing button vk
wechat sharing button wechat
weibo sharing button weibo
whatsapp sharing button whatsapp
wordpress sharing button wordpress
xing sharing button xing
yahoomail sharing button yahoomail