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Ex-official of NCC bank held for pocketing Taka 9 crore


The Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) arrested a former assistant officer of NCC bank from Kamalapur area on early Thursday on charge of misappropriating money of Tk 8.98 crore through data transfer from the bank.
The arrestee was identified as Md Siddiqur Rahman, 32, son of late Masum Mia.
Acting on a tip-off, a team of Rab-3 conducted a raid in front of ICD gate of Kamalapur and arrested Siddiqur at around 12:20 am.Sources at the Rab headquarters said Sidduqur joined Remittance NRB division NCC bank as a Data Processor on August 2 in 2009. Later he was promoted to the rank of Assistant officer in phases.
During the period, Siddiqur transferred the money to his account through illegal data input. Additional money of remittances was transferred to five accounts through electronic fund transfer of the Bangladesh.
The matter came to light to the bank authority in June this year and it was also detected in the auditg report of Bangladesh bank.
As the Bank authority filed a case with a local police station and also sent a complained to DG Rab in the regard, investigation into the matter started and finally Siddiqur was arrested. – News Desk


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