ACC sues ex-NRB Global Bank’s MD Proshanta for illegal wealth

Staff Correspondent | Published: 01:20, Jan 09,2020


The Anti-Corruption Commission on Wednesday filed a case against former NRB Global Bank Limited managing director Proshanta Kumar Halder over his alleged involvement in accumulation of illegal wealth worth of about Tk 275 crore.

The commission assistant director Mamunur Rashid Chowdhury filed the case against Proshanta, also former managing director of Reliance Finance Limited, said ACC public relations officer Pranab Kumar Bhattacharjee.

According to the complaint, in his affidavit, Proshanta mentioned that he has immoveable and moveable wealth worth

Tk 187 crore. Of the amount, there was Tk 63 crore in his name and Tk 123 crore in name of Lipro International, the complaint said.

He failed to show valid documents against the legal earning against the wealth, it said, adding that the commission inquiry found huge land properties in Proshanta’s name which he concealed in his wealth statement and did not mention in his tax return.

The commission also found his investments in different companies and industries.

It also found several houses, flats and plots in his name in Dhaka.

The ACC official said that Proshanta accumulated the wealth between January 2008 and January 2020.

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