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OC Pradeep Kumar Das Shown arrested

Staff Correspondent
Crime
Pradeep Kumar
The court has ordered the arrest of Teknaf Police Station’s sacked OC Pradeep Kumar Das, in a case filed by the ACC on charges of illegal acquisition of assets worth Tk 4 crore. The court fixed September 20 for the bail hearing of the accused Pradeep Kumar Das.
Chattogram Metropolitan Senior Special Sessions Judge Sheikh Ashfaqur Rahman passed the order on Monday. ACC lawyer Mahmudul Haque confirmed the matter.

Earlier, Pradeep Kumar Das was brought to the court from Chittagong Central Jail under tight security at 1:15 pm. The hearing was later held in his presence.

On August 23, the case was filed against Pradeep Kumar Das and his wife Chumki by the ACC integrated district office-1 assistant director Riaz Uddin. Then on August 26, a petition was filed in the court of Metropolitan Senior Special Sessions Judge Sheikh Ashfaqur Rahman to show Pradeep Kumar Das arrested in the case. Later, the court fixed September 14 for the hearing of the order.

In the statement of the case, Pradeep Kumar Das and his wife Chumki were accused of concealing information of acquisition of assets worth Tk 13,13,175 in the statement of assets submitted to the ACC and acquiring assets worth Tk 3,95,5,635 through known bribery and corruption.

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