Multiple lawyers dealing with some of these cases said a number of Dhaka courts have been recording depositions of prosecution witnesses beyond court hours.
Money launderers are enemies of the country and the nation as they illegally build mountains of wealth abroad, a Dhaka court observed yesterday after sentencing PK Halder to 22 years in jail for money laundering and possession of illegal wealth.
A Dhaka court yesterday sentenced BNP acting chairman Tarique Rahman to nine years and his wife Zubaida Rahman to three years in prison in a graft case filed in 2007.
The Criminal Investigation Department has found involvement of 37 more people in the much-talked about Tk 2,000 crore money laundering racket of Faridpur.
According to the case statement, Rab arrested a man preparing to commit a robbery near a footbridge at Mayakanan in the capital’s Sabujbagh at 6:10pm on February 15.
Trial of the case filed over the 2015 Pahela Baishakh sexual assault incident at Dhaka University (DU) is in a limbo due to non-appearance of witnesses before the court.
For the last 25 years, Oliar Rahman had been shuttling between Madaripur and Dhaka to appear before courts in a case filed over the death of his fellow worker.
“I will not work at this house anymore. They torture me. I will come back to you.” This was what Iti Akter said to her mother Sarkis Akter in her last phone call in the evening of January 28 last year.