A Dhaka court has framed charges against eight people including contractor Golam Kibria Shamim alias GK Shamim in a money laundering case.
Judge Mohammad Nazrul Islam of Dhaka Special Judge Court-10 framed the charges in presence of the accused on Tuesday.
The court also set November 19 for recording deposition of witnesses in the case.
The other accused in the case are GK Shamim’s bodyguards Delwar Hossain, Murad Hossain, Jahidul Islam, Shahidul Islam, Kamal Hossain, Samsad Hossain and Aminul Islam.
Dhaka Metropolitan Sessions Judge KM Imrul Qayesh on October 5 accepted the charge-sheet filed by the police and transferred the case to Dhaka Special Judge Court-10 for further proceedings.
Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) 1 Nayek Subedar Mizanur Rahman filed the case on September 21, 2019, for laundering around Tk168 crore abroad through FDR.
Criminal Investigation Department (CID) Additional Superintendant of Police Abu Sayeed filed the charge sheet in the case on August 4, making 26 people witnesses.