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Plaintiff’s testimony in Falu’s ill-gotten wealth case is over

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The testimony of ACC Deputy Director (retd) Rahima Khatun has ended in the illegal wealth acquisition case of former BNP Chairperson Mohammad Mosaddek Ali Falu.

His testimony ended on Sunday in the court of Judge Mohammad Nazrul Islam of Dhaka Special Judge Court-10. Mosaddeq Ali Falu was not cross-examined as he was absconding. The court has set the next date for taking evidence on December 24.

Rahima Khatun started testifying on February 1.

The case was filed on July 8, 2007 at Motijheel police station in the capital. His wife Mahbooba Sultana was also an accused in the case. ACC Assistant Director Jahangir Alam filed the charge sheet in the court on February 14 next year in the case.

After the chargesheet was filed, Falu and his wife moved the High Court to quash the case. Due to which the trial of the case is closed for a long time. Later, the High Court dismissed Falu’s case and accepted the wife’s case and ordered the discharge. As a result, on August 27, 2018, the court framed charges in the case while Falu was absconding.

According to the complaint in the case, the Anti-Corruption Commission issued the notice of filing of asset declaration on February 18, 2007. Pursuant to the notice, Falu filed an account of assets on March 1 that year through a lawyer. In the investigation of ACC, assets of Tk 456.668 thousand 866 were found to be undisclosed income and Tk 10.60 lakh 42 thousand 514.


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