A Dhaka court issued
arrest warrants against nine accused including former BNP ministers M Saifur
Rahman, Aminul Haque and state minister AKM Mosharraf Hossain and former Jamaat
minister Ali Ahsan Mohammad Mojahid in Barapukuria coalmine graft case.
The court directed BNP Chairperson and former prime minister Khaleda Zia,
Jamaat-e Islami Ameer Motiur Rahman Nizami, former BNP ministers Abdul Mannan
Bhuiyan, M Shamsul Islam and MK Anwar, now on bail in the case, to appear
before it on October 12.
Metropolitan Sessions Judge Md Azizul Haque also asked the jail authorities to
produce two other accused in the case -- detained former BNP ministers
Khandaker Mosharraf Hossain and Altaf Hossain Choudhury-- before the court on
the same day.