Latif Siddiqui's bail stayed
Published : Monday, 11 November, 2019 at 10:44 AM Count : 211
The Appellate Division on Monday stayed the High Court order that granted six months' bail to former Textiles and Jute Minister Abdul Latif Siddique in a graft case.
A four-member Appellate Division bench, led by Chief Justice Syed Mahmud Hossain, stayed the bail.
The ACC's lawyer Khurshid Alam Khan filed the appeal on November 7.
On November 4, the HC granted six months' bail to the former minister in a graft case filed by the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC).
UNB adds: A corruption case was filed at Adamdighi Police Station against Siddiqui and one Jahanara Rashid on October 17, 2017. They were accused of incurring a loss of Tk 40.7 lakh to the state.
According to case statement, Siddiqui sold 2.38 acres of land of Bangladesh Jute Mills Corporation at Dariapur village in Adamdighi upazila to Jahanara without floating tender.
On February 18 last, ACC Assistant Director Md Aminul Islam submitted the charge sheet against him in the corruption case.