Former Bangladesh minister accused of taking three million dollar bribe

November 14th, 2007 - 2:04 am ICT by admin  
Part of the money was delivered to Lutfozzaman Babar’s home in sacks, alleged Abul Kashem, deputy asicion of corruption.

The money was delivered in May, when Babar was the home minister in the emergency-ruled country’s last elected government which held power until last October.

The Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) politician and his co-accused are accused of taking the bribe from Ahmed Akbar Sobhan, chairman of the Bashundhara Group conglomerate, to have the name of Sobhan’s son, Shafiat Sobhan Sanvir, dropped from the list of those charged over the murder last July of one of the group’s directors. (ANI)

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