PK Halder Scam ACC files 5 cases against 33

26 January 2021


Staff Reporter :
The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) has filed five separate cases against 33 individuals of five organizations in connection with PK Halder money laundering case.
ACC Secretary Dr Muhammad Anwar Hossain Hawlader confirmed the matter on Monday.
The anti-graft watchdog's Deputy Director Gulshan Anwar Pradhan filed the case with its Dhaka Integrated Office 1.
The cases have been filed against 33 people including International
Leasing and Financial Services Ltd's former chairman MA Hashem, former managing director Rashedul Haque, nine board members, Ujjwal Kumar Nandi, chairman of People's Leasing and Financial Services Ltd, and PK Halder's family and friends.
Four accused including Ujjwal Kumar Nandi and Rashedul Haque were arrested by ACC on Sunday.
According to the docket, the concerned officials of International Leasing and Financial Services Limited and the members of Board embezzled Tk 351 crore from the bank in the name of the fake organization.
Meanwhile, a Dhaka court on Monday put the two close associates of PK Halder on a five-day remand each in a case filed by the ACC.
Dhaka Senior Special Judge KM Emrul Kayesh granted the remand for Uzzal and Rashedul after they were produced before his court by ACC with a plea of five-day remand.

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