Medical &Health

SC asks to dispose of rule on Moudud’s plea

The Appellate Division of the Supreme Court today asked to dispose of a rule issued by the High Court, staying the proceedings of Niko graft case against Moudud Ahmed, by January 19, 2017.

A four-member Appellate Division panel headed by Chief Justice Surendra Kumar Sinha passed the order after hearing on a plea submitted by Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC).

"The High Court had stayed the proceedings of Niko graft case accepting a plea of Moudud. Today the apex court has asked to dispose of the rule by January 19," said ACC counsel Khurshid Alam Khan.

The proceedings of the case is going on at a Dhaka special judge court against BNP chairperson Begum Khaleda Zia and ten others. The court has set December 15 to frame charges in the case.

Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS)