ACC asks Sigma Huda to submit wealth statement

Staff Correspondent | Published: 00:46, Jun 25,2021


The Anti-Corruption Commission on Thursday served a notice to Sigma Huda, ‍a lawyer and wife of former Bangladesh Nationalist Party minister Nazmul Huda, asking her to submit a wealth statement.

The commission asked her to submit her wealth statement within 21 days, ACC public relations officer Mohammad Arif Sadiq told reporters.

He said that the commission issued the notice after its primary inquiry detected some suspected illegal wealth in her name.

He said that Sigma asked to provide her wealth statement through the prescribed form that would also be sent to her along with the notice to her Dhanmondi house.

Earlier in January, the High Court granted anticipatory bail to the wife and two daughters of Nazmul Huda in a case filed on charge of laundering money.

ACC assistant director Shafi Ullah filed two cases on January 9, accusing Huda’s wife Sigma Huda and two daughters —Antara Selima Huda and Srabonti Amina Huda.

According to the statement of a case, Sigma Huda and Antara Selima Huda bought a house in London by laundering Tk 4.07 crore in 2003.

As per aother case, Sigma Huda and Srabonti Amina Huda bought another house in London by laundering Tk 2,76 crore in 2006.

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