ACC okays charge sheet against 7 for embezzling BKB’s TK 260cr

Staff Correspondent | Published: 00:00, Aug 27,2019


The Anti-Corruption Commission on Monday approved the charge sheet against four former Bangladesh Krishi Bank officials and three business people accused of embezzling about Tk 260 crore from the bank.

The accused are— Fair Yarn Processing Ltd managing director Josim Ahmed, his wife and the company’s director Yesmeen Ahmed, Roseburg Industries Ltd managing director Hazrat Ali, Krishi Bank’s former senior principal officers Abul Hossain and Golam Rasul, former assistant general manager Sarwar Hossain and former deputy general manager Zubayer Manjur.

The commission approved the charge sheet prepared on the basis investigation findings by ACC  deputy assistant director Muhammad Shajhan Miraj, said ACC public relations officer Pranab Kumar Bhattacharjee.

He said that the same officer filed a case with Tejganon police over the matter on Augsut 4, 2017. According to the findings, the people in collusion with each other embezzled the money against 156 letters of credit using fake mortgage documents of BKB Karwan Bazar Corporate Branch in 2009.

Besides, the commission on Monday filed a case against Power Development Board deputy director (accounts) Muhammad Robiul Islam for his alleged illegal earning to the tune of about Tk 4.22 crore.

The commission assistant director Zahid Kalam filed the case with ACC’s Dinajpur Integrated District office as Robiul Islam deposited and later withdrew most of the money while serving  PDB’s Dinajpur office.

The ACC complaint said that Robiul Islam deposited the money in his four bank accounts but failed to explain the source of the earning to ACC interrogators.

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