The hearing of charges against 7 people including Tarek’s APS is on March 21

The court has fixed March 21 for the hearing of charges against 7 people, including the former personal assistant (APS) of BNP Acting Chairman Tarek Rahman, Mia Nuruddin Ahmed Apu, in the case filed under the Prevention of Money Laundering Act.

Monday (February 19) was scheduled for hearing the charge sheet in the case. On this day, Mia Nooruddin Ahmed Apu was produced in the court from the prison. After that, the lawyer of the accused side applied for time to hear the complaint formation.

After the hearing, Judge Mohammad Nazrul Islam of Dhaka Special Judge Court-10 granted the time application and gave this order. The other defendants in the case are – Hundi businessman Atiqur Rahman Atiq, manager and owner of Nafiz United Corporation Mahmudul Hasan alias Ferdous, his nephew A. M Ali Haider alias Nafiz, Manager Zainal Abedin of Amena Enterprise and Services and employees Alamgir Hossain and Faizur Rahman.

It is known that the Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) raided an office in the city center of Motijheel on December 24, 2018 and recovered a huge amount of money hidden there. It was alleged that the money was hoarded to influence the then elections. In this incident, Naib Subedar Ibrahim Hossain of RAB-3 filed a case at Motijheel police station.
Later, on June 13, 2021, the investigating officer of the case, CID Financial Crime Inspector Ibrahim Hossain filed a charge sheet against the accused in the court.