A Dhaka court docket on Thursday framed prices in opposition to the former chief Justice of Bangladesh Justice S.K. Sinha and ten others in a cash laundering case filed by way of the Anti-Corruption commission (ACC).
The courtroom has constant August 18 for starting trial in the case.Out of the eleven accused, three have been gift inside the court docket at some point of the hearing on Thursday while eight others which includes former chief Justice S.K. Sinha are absconding.
The ACC had filed the case in opposition to Justice Sinha and others in July final 12 months for a fraudulent mortgage transaction and cash laundering of four crore Taka from Farmers financial institution in 2016. It had filed the chargesheet in a Dhaka courtroom in December last yr which turned into transferred to the courtroom of a unique judge in February this yr.
Justice Sinha changed into appointed as chief Justice of Bangladesh in 2015. He had resigned amid amid controversy approximately a judgement of the superb court docket which struck down the law giving energy to parliament to do away with justices of the supreme court.
3 months before his retirement, he had left for Australia in October 2017 and in the end despatched in his resignation from abroad.