Verdict of bribery case against ex DIG Mizan, ACC official Basir on Feb 23

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Mizanur Rahman and Khandaker Enamul Basir

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Mizanur Rahman and Khandaker Enamul Basir

A Dhaka court today set February 23 to deliver the judgment against suspended Deputy Inspector General of Police Mizanur Rahman and Khandaker Enamul Basir, suspended director of Anti-Corruption Commission, in a Tk 40 lakh bribery case.

Judge Shaikh Nazmul Alam of the Special Judge’s Court-4 of Dhaka set the date for the delivery of the judgment.

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During today’s arguments, Basir’s lawyer Syed Rezaur Rahman told the court that the prosecution has completely failed to prove the charges brought against his client and he appealed to the court to acquit his client of the charges.

On February 3, defence for another accused Mizan told the court that his client was compelled to give Tk 40 lakh to Basir. So, Mizan should be acquitted of the charges, the lawyer added.

On January 24, the prosecution completed arguments and sought highest punishment for the accused in the case.

Earlier, the judge recorded statements of 12 prosecution witnesses, including the complainant of the case.

The court framed charges against the two accused on March 18 last year.

On January 15 the same year, the ACC submitted a charge sheet against them for their alleged involvement in taking and giving Tk 40 lakh bribe.

The anti-graft body filed the graft case against the two for a transaction of Tk 40 lakh as bribe on July 16 of 2019.

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