ACC files another case against Mannan, 11 others27 January 2023
Staff Reporter :
The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) filed another case against 12 people, including former chairman of Bangladesh Industrial Financial Company Ltd (BIFC) and secretary general of Bikalpadhara Bangladesh Major (Retd) Abdul Mannan, his wife Umme Kulsoom Mannan and their two daughters, on charges of embezzling Tk36.50 crore.
ACC Deputy Director Abdul Majed filed the case with its integrated district office in Dhaka-1.
ACC Secretary Mahbub Hosen confirmed the matter in a press briefing on Thursday.
So far, six cases were filed against them.
According to sources, former BIFC chairman, directors and officials in collusion with each other distributed the amount as a loan to Rois Uddin, owner of Maxnet Online, without a security deposit and mortgage.
The others accused are Major Mannan's two daughters are former BIFC directors Tanzila Mannan and Tajrina Mannan, BIFC director Abbas Uddin Ahmed, AMM Jahangir Alam, Rois Uddin Ahmed, former director Arshad Ullah, former deputy managing director Inamur Rahman, former senior vice president Syed Faqre Faisal, former AVP Ahmed Karim Chowdhury and former senior officer Mohammad Nizam Uddin and Md Mostafizur Rahman.
On December 18, the commission filed first case against them on charges of embezzling Tk 8 crore.
Earlier on November 14, the commission also approved a case against 12, including Bikalpa Dhara Bangladesh Secretary General Abdul Mannan, over the embezzlement of about Tk84 crore from a non-banking financial institution.