LAW & JUSTICE

Latif Siddiqui's bail stayed

Published: 11 Nov 2019 | Updated: 12 Nov 2019   

Samakal Correspondent

The Appellate Division of the Supreme Court has stayed a six-month interim bail granted by the High Court to former minister Abdul Latif Siddiqui in a corruption case.

A four-member Appellate Division bench led by Chief Justice Syed Mahmud Hossain stayed the bail on Monday till November 17.

The order was passed following an appeal by the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC).

The bench has asked the commission to file a leave-to-appeal by November 17.

Advocate Khurshid Alam Khan stood for ACC while lawyer Mansurul Haq Chowdhury for Latif.

On November 4, Siddiqui was granted the interim bail by the High Court.

ACC Assistant Director Md Aminul Islam filed corruption case with Adamdighi Police Station against Siddiqui on October 17, 2017. 

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.


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