ACC decides to indict 10 Coy executives, 11 Sonali officials

ACC decides to indict 10 Coy executives, 11 Sonali officials

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The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) yesterday approved 10 charge sheets out of 27 cases into the alleged money laundering amounting to Tk 18.68 crore from the Sonali Bank by three companies.
The commission had approved charge sheets against a total of 21 people including 11 Sonali Bank officials and 10 executives of five companies.
The approval was given at a meeting of the commission with its chairman M Bodiuzzaman in the chair.
The ACC approved the charge sheets of six cases of Paragon Knit Composite Limited, three cases of DN Sports Limited and one of Khanjahan Ali Sweaters Limited, said an ACC official.The commission filed the 10 cases with Ramna police in January last on charge of embezzlement of around Tk 19.73 corer from the bank but the investigation had found that the companies had embezzlement actually Tk18.68 crore under the 10 cases.
The accused executives of the companies are: Paragon Knit Composite Limited managing director Saiful Islam Raza, directors Abdullah Al Mamun and Mokul Hossain, DN Sports Limited chairman Motaharuddin Chowdhury, managing director Shafiqur Rahman John, also son-in-law of Motaharuddin and director Fahmida Akhter Sikha, also wife of John and Khanjahan Ali Sweaters chairman Tazul Islam Molla, managing director Abdul Jalil Sheikh and directors Mir Mohammad Shawkat Ali and Rafiqul Islam.
The accused Sonali Bank Ruposhi Bangla Hotel branch officials are former deputy general manager AKM Azizur Rahman, suspended assistant general manager Saiful Hasan and suspended executive officer Abdul Matin.
The accused of Sonali Bank’s head office officials are former managing director and chief executive officer Humayun Kabir, former deputy managing directors Mainul Haque, former deputy general managers Shaikh Altaf Hussain and Safizuddin Ahmed, and suspended assistant general managers Kamrul Hossain Khan and executive officer Ajaz Ahmed.
The cases investigated by a seven-member probe team led by ACC deputy director Mir Joynal Abedin Shibli.
ACC sources said the commission would soon take decision about 17 other cases, which reports had submitted by the probe team for approval by the commission.
Earlier, on September 16 last year, the commission approved 11 charge-sheets against 25 people for the embezzlement of Tk 1,568.39 crore from Sonali Bank’s Ruposhi Bangla Hotel branch by Hallmark Group.
The commission approved charges against 12 Hallmark Group executives and its associates including its managing director Tanvir Mahmud, his wife Jesmin Islam, also chairman of the group, and its general manager Tushar Ahmed, and 13 Sonali Bank officials including former managing director Humayun Kabir. – Staff Reporter

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