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12:00 AM, August 10, 2018 / LAST MODIFIED: 01:19 AM, August 10, 2018

TK 165cr AB BANK SCAM

HC adjourns hearing till Oct 11

The High Court (HC) yesterday adjourned the hearing on a suo moto (voluntary) rule that questioned the legality of the bail granted to two former officials of AB Bank in the Tk 165 crore money laundering case, till October 11. 

The HC bench of Justice Moyeenul Islam Chowdhury, Justice M Enayetur Rahim and Justice Md Ashraful Kamal fixed 2:00pm on October 11 for resuming the hearing.

On January 25, a Dhaka court granted bail to M Wahidul Haque, former chairman of AB Bank and Abu Hena Mustafa Kamal, former head of financial institutions and treasury of the bank.

Later, on January 31, the HC bench issued a suo moto rule asking the government, Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) and the two bank officials to explain why the bail should not be cancelled. The bench also issued a travel ban on the duo in this regard.

On April 4, the HC bench sent the documents regarding the suo moto rule to the chief justice for constituting a special bench for settling this issue.

The ACC, on January 25, arrested Wahidul, Abu Hena and businessman Saiful Haque in connection with the case.

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