The High Court (HC) Monday granted six-month bail to Anwar Hossain Abu Fakir of Faridpur in a TK2,000 crore money laundering case.
An HC bench comprising of Justice Md Nazrul Islam Talukder and Justice Mohi Uddin Shamim passed the order.
The court also issued a rule seeking to know why he would not be granted the bail.
Lawyer Khurshid Alam Khan moved for Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) during the hearing while Deputy Attorney General AKM Amin Uddin Manik stood on behalf of the state.
On 7 June, 2020, police arrested nine persons, including Sajjad and Rubel, from different parts of Faridpur city on charges of attacking the house of one Subal Chandra, a resident of Goalchamat area of the city. Later, various cases including money laundering and arms cases were filed against them.
On 26 June, CID inspector SM Miraj Al Mahmood filed a case against the accused with Kafrul police station, alleging illegal acquisition of assets and laundering money worth an estimated Tk2,000 crore. Abu Fakir was arrested in the case.