IFIC Bank refunds misappropriated money to account holder

Court Correspondent | Published: 00:47, Oct 13,2017

 
 

IFIC Bank has deposited Tk 1.98 lakh to a Dhaka court on Thursday in connection with a case filed by an account holder, who claimed that the bank had fraudulently removed a portion of his deposit.
The bank lawyer Maruf Hasan deposited a total of Tk 1,98,964.44 through a pay order on Thursday.
According to the case details, some Kaji Humayun Siddique opened a bank account in IFIC Bank in 2002 in Dhanmondi branch.
The bank provided him a cheque book that had two pages missing.
Humayun did not notice it while receiving the cheque book.
Later, he found that someone had drawn Tk 89,000 from his account.
He made a complaint to the IFIC Bank that showed negligence.
The bank authorities rather advised him to recheck his cheques and documents.
The bank account holder Kaji Humayun Siddique filed a complaint to the Bangladesh Bank that later investigated the mater and found the corruption allegation against the IFIC bank well grounded and suggested the complainant to file a case against the bank.
The account holder Kaji Humayun Siddique filed a civil suit before the Dhaka senior assistant judge court in 2004 case no 388/2004.
The plaintiff proved the case and the court pass the verdict that the Bank had to reimburse the money with 8 per cent interest to the claimant.
Later, Kaji Humayun Siddique filled a decree with case no. 10/2015.
Dhaka first senior assistant judge Tofazzal Hossain Hiru received the pay order and asked the bank to pay the money back to the account of Kaji Humayun Siddique.

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