The Anti-Corruption Commission on Thursday filed a new case against former chief justice SK Sinha and his brother Ananta Kumar Sinha on charge of laundering around Tk 2.40 crore.
ACC secretary Md Mahbub Hossain confirmed this at a press briefing at its headquarters at Segunbagicha.
ACC Deputy Director Gulshan Anwar filed the case against them for what he said committing a punishable offense.
According to the case the former chief justice, already sentenced to 11 years of imprisonment in absentia in another graft case, laundered the amount equivalent to USD2,80000 through his brother who lives in the US.
The money was laundered to several banks of the United States through accounts of Ananta Kumar, said the case.
The anti-graft body will now investigate the case, said the ACC official.