Court asks to attach properties of Tasneem Khalil, 3 others
Published: 10:06 AM, 19 October 2021
A Dhaka tribunal directed police to attach moveable and immoveable properties of Swedish-Bangladeshi journalist Tasneem Khalil and three others by November 8 in a case filed under Digital Security Act.
Judge Mohammad Ash Sams Joglul Hossain of Dhaka Cyber Tribunal passed the order on Monday. Nazrul Islam, special public prosecutor of the tribunal, confirmed the information to the media.
Three other accused are - Hungary-based entrepreneur Zulkarnain Saer Khan alias Sami, Ashiq Imran, and Shapan Wahed.
The court asked officers-in-charge of four police stations to attach the properties after the prosecution appealed to it in this regard.
The OCs of Cantonment of Dhaka, Bishwanath of Sylhet, Chandpur and Chhatkhil of Noakhali have been directed to submit the reports on execution of property attachment by that date.
On May 6 last year, RAB-3 filed the case against 11 people with Ramna Police Station under the DSA on charge of spreading rumours and carrying out anti-government activities.
On September 12, the tribunal accepted charges against seven people in the case.
Three other accused of the case - cartoonist Ahmed Kabir Kishore; Minhaj Mannan Emon, managing director of BLE Securities and shareholder-director of Dhaka Stock Exchange; and -- are now on bail in the case.
Another accused writer Mushtaq Ahmed's name was dropped from the charge sheet as he died at Kashimpur High-Security Jail on February 25.