Barrister Suman Aims to Join HC Order in S Alam Group’s Case

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Supreme Court docket advocate Barrister Syed Sayedul Haque Suman has lodged two petitions, one to take part in a Excessive Court docket investigation and the opposite to restrain the departure of S Alam Group’s proprietor and his partner from the nation.

Each petitions had been submitted to the Excessive Court docket and the lawyer basic’s workplace. Within the petition filed with the AG workplace, Barrister Suman contends that there’s a clear case in opposition to S Alam Group involving cash laundering, corruption, and forgery. He claims {that a} Excessive Court docket order is required to cease the enterprise homeowners, Mohammad Saiful Alam and Farzana Parveen, from leaving Bangladesh till the August 6 probe the courtroom ordered is completed.

Concurrently on August 6, Barrister Suman made a plea to the Excessive Court docket, referencing a report titled “S Alam Group’s Aladdin’s Lamp” revealed by The Each day Star on August 4, wherein he requested a voluntary rule and investigative order.

The Excessive Court docket bench of Justice Md. Nazrul Islam Talukder and Justice Khizir Hayat Lizu is scheduled to deliberate on the petition searching for to turn out to be a celebration to the voluntary rule and investigative order. Barrister Suman has knowledgeable The Each day Star that he has shared a duplicate of one other petition with the lawyer basic’s workplace, which seeks to limit the departure of S Alam Group’s proprietor and his spouse from Bangladesh. This second petition will likely be offered to the Excessive Court docket if Barrister Suman’s occasion standing is granted.

Final week, S Alam Group submitted two petitions to each the High Court and the lawyer basic’s workplace. One petition aimed to hitch the HC-ordered investigation, whereas the opposite sought to revoke the probe and impose a media gag order.

The identical Excessive Court docket bench is predicted to deal with S. Alam Group’s petition to turn out to be a celebration within the following week, in line with Barrister Suman.

On August 6, the bench initiated a voluntary rule to probe allegations that Saiful Alam and his spouse had been engaged in offshore enterprise actions with out the approval of Bangladesh Financial institution.

Nonetheless, on August 13, the identical bench declined to entertain a verbal plea from S Alam Group’s lawyer, Barrister Ajmalul Hossain, to rethink its August 6 order regarding The Each day Star’s report. The report revealed that S Alam had established a considerable enterprise empire price a minimum of $1 billion in Singapore, with out acquiring permission from Bangladesh Financial institution for abroad investments or fund transfers.

Cannot Cease the Information, S Alam Group’s within the Blues

S Alam Group’s submitted the verbal petition on August 13, merely three days after serving a authorized discover to the federal government and 4 nationwide dailies, together with The Each day Star, demanding that these newspapers chorus from reporting on him or his enterprise operations.

The bench’s August 6 suo moto rule instructed the Anti-Corruption Fee (ACC), Bangladesh Financial Intelligence Unit (BFIU), and Prison Investigation Division (CID) to analyze the allegations outlined within the report.

The Excessive Court docket additionally directed the Bangladesh Financial institution governor and the BFIU head to furnish a report clarifying whether or not S Alam Group’s had obtained authorization from the financial institution to switch the talked about funds from Bangladesh to overseas nations.

Moreover, the courtroom requested The My Information Bangladesh editor to offer an affidavit affirming the credibility of its August 4 report back to the courtroom by October 10. The courtroom has scheduled the identical date for additional rulings on this matter.

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