A Dhaka court has set November 22 for placing arguments in a case filed against BNP standing committee member Mirza Abbas for amassing illegal wealth and concealing the information.
Dhaka Special Judge Court-6 Judge Manjurul Imam passed the order on Wednesday as the accused testified in the case for the second day.
Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) counsel later cross-examined him.
The court on November 5 showed Abbas arrested in the case and allowed a defence plea for allowing producing defence witnesses afresh. Dhaka Special Judge Court-6 on October 31 cancelled Mirza Abbas’s bail in the case and issued arrest warrant against him.
The ACC on August 16, 2007, filed the case with Ramna Police Station for amassing illegal wealth of Tk 7.54 crore and concealing information about wealth of Tk 57.26 lakh.
ACC assistant director Md Khairul Huda after investigation, filed charge sheet on May 24, 2008, accusing Abbas for amassing illegal wealth of Tk 4.23 crore.
The court on June 16, 2008, framed charges against Mirza Abbas.