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Canadian cops want to question Morshed Khan, Mahmudur Rahman over Niko graft

Canadian cops want to question Morshed Khan, Mahmudur Rahman over Niko graft

Canadian police have sought assistance of Anti-Corruption Commission to question former foreign minister M Morshed Khan and energy adviser Mahmudur Rahman in connection with Niko graft allegation. Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) made the request as part of their investigation against former Canadian senator Mac Herb for allegedly taking money and other facilities from...

Govt denying Mahmudur treatment

A section of journalists and lawyers yesterday alleged that the government was torturing detained Amar Desh acting editor Mahmudur Rahman by denying him proper medical treatment. Speaking at a press conference at the Jatiya Press Club, they demanded the government release him immediately and take steps to reopen his newspaper. Mahmudur's counsels and journalists of Amar Desh newspaper arranged the press conference. Reading out a statement, Mahmudur's counsel Tajul Islam said his client had been in jail for the last 14 months...

Mahmudur indicted for not giving wealth report

Mahmudur indicted for not giving wealth report

A Dhaka court yesterday framed charges against Mahmudur Rahman in a case filed for not submitting his wealth statement within a given period. Mahmudur is the acting editor of Bangla daily Amar Desh that was shutdown last year. Claiming himself innocent, he told the court that the government filed the false case as his daily ran a series of news items involving the son of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina. Moreover, the Awami League-led government filed over 70 cases against him to stop running reports against them, alleged Mahmudur, who is now in jail custody. Rejecting his discharge petition, Judge Bashudev Roy of the Special Judge's Court-3 framed charges against the accused and fixed...

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