Judgement in graft case against Lutfozzaman Babar Oct 12

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Dhaka, Oct 04: A Dhaka court today set October 12 for pronouncing judgement in a graft case against former state minister for home affairs Lutfozzaman Babar.

Judge Mohammad Shahidul Islam of Dhaka Special Judge Court-7 set the date as both the prosecution and defence concluded their parts of closing

The court on September 21 read out the charges brought against Babar and testimonies of the prosecution witnesses. The court after that asked Babar whether he wants to plead guilty or not.

In reply, Babar had pleaded not guilty and demanded justice from the court.

The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) filed the case against Babar with Ramna Police Station on January 13 in 2008, for amassing illegal wealth of around Taka 7.05 crore.

Deputy Assistant Director of the ACC Rupok Kumar Saha on July 16, 2008, filed a charge sheet in the case.

The court on August 12, 2008, indicted Babar in the graft case.