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Thursday, 31 July 2008

Ismail Hossain Simon, son of the late shipping minister Akbar Hossain, was freed from jail on bail in the GATCO scam case Wednesday, an official with Dhaka Central Jail said.

Jailor Faruque Ahmed told that Simon was released as the High Court granted him bail for two months.

The Anticorruption Commission filed the case against former prime minister Khaleda Zia, son Arafat Rahman Coco and 11 others on Sept 2 last year, on charges of awarding Global Agro Trade Company a cargo-handling deal through misuse of power.

The commission later pressed charges against 25 people, including former shipping minister Akbar Hossain.

Akbar Hossain died on June 25, 2006.

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