Wednesday, May 23, 2007

Cases Against ex-minister Aminul


Aminul Haque sued for extortion

Another case was filed against three people including ex-BNP post and telecommunications minister Barrister Aminul Haque for extorting Tk 1.5 lakh through cheating at Tanore police station early yesterday.


Other accused in the case are Rajshahi district BNP general secretary and Mundumala municipality chairman Shis Mohammad and Talora UP chairman Mofizuddin.


One Golam Mostafa of Belgharia village of Chanduria union filed the case at around 12am over an incident occurred in 2004.


He explained in the complainant, the filing of the case was delayed for he was in fear of life when they were in power.


The complainant alleged that Shis and Mofiz took Tk 1.5 lakh from him on September 29, 2004 for giving the money to the ex-minister to get him a job.


But, the accused did not assure a job for him and never returned the money, his allegation added.


With this a total six cases were filed against the ex-minister including two cases for abetting militants of Jama'atul Mujahidin, Bangladesh (JMB).


He has already faced charges of helping the militants commit brutalities in the northern districts in the two cases.


Of the accused, Aminul and Shis were hiding since the charges was made against them in militant patronising cases while Mofiz was arrested last month over several charges.

Aminul Haque sued again for extortion

One more extortion and land grabbing case was filed with Godagari Police Station on Monday night accusing 15 persons including former post and telecommunication minister barrister Aminul Haque.

The other accused include Kakonhat Municipal Chairman Abdul Majid Master, Tanore Municipal Chairman Mofiz Uddin, Rishikul Union Council Chairman Jahangir, former BNP lawmaker Nadim Mostafa's personal secretary Aminul Islam Jewel and BNP leader Sirajul Islam Chand.

Alauddin, a disabled freedom fighter of Palashi village, filed the case.

In the complaint, he said the accused illegally grabbed a land, which the government offered him earlier.

The accused also cut trees and started a project styled 'Palashi Agro Fishery' on the land, Alauddin alleged.

He also said the accused demanded Tk 50,000 as toll from him in the name of iftar party as he made a complaint to Aminul about the land grabbing.

The plaintiff said he could not dare to file any case at that time, as there was no congenial political atmosphere.


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