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Sonali Bank official held for swindling TK 17 cr

30 January 2017, 7:08:30

Staff Correspondent: Bangladesh Anti Corruption Commission (ACC) on Monday arrested two bank officials and a contractor in separate graft cases.

An ACC team, led by its deputy director Abul Kalam Azad of Comilla zila office, arrested senior officer of Sonali Bank’s Akhaura branch Motahar Hossain Mollah from Akhaura sadar, ACC public relations officer Pranab Kumar Bhattacharya told UNB.

On October 12, 2015, the ACC filed a case against Motahar and others with Brahmanbaria Model Police Station for allegedly swindling out about Tk 17 crore from Sonali Bank’s Brahmanbaria branch.

ACC deputy assistant director Md Abul Bashar of its Rangamati zila office arrested contractor Amlendra Chakma for allegedly misappropriating about Tk 3 lakh from a local government project.

Another team of the ACC’s Noakhali zila office, led by its deputy director Talebur Rahman arrested officer of Chandpur branch of United Commercial Bank Limited (UCBL) Mofizul Islam Khanaker from Maijdee court area in a Tk 1.43 crore swindling case.

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