5 Samabaya bank officials held...

Dhaka, Monday   01 March 2021

5 Samabaya bank officials held

 Staff Correspondent daily-bangladesh.com

 Published: 05:44 PM, 16 February 2021  

5 Samabaya bank officials held

5 Samabaya bank officials held

The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) today arrested five Bangladesh Samabaya Bank Limited officials from the capital's Segunbagicha in a case filed for embezzling gold from a customer's mortgage on Tuesday afternoon.

The arrested are Abdul Alim, Deputy General Manager of Bangladesh Samabaya Bank Limited, Hedayet Kabir, Assistant General Manager (Accounts), Mahabubul Haque, former Principal Officer and SS Road Branch Manager, Principal Officer Md. Omar Farooq and Nur Mohammad, Senior Officer (Cash).

ACC Director (Public Relations) Pranab Kumar Bhattacharya confirmed the information.

Earlier in the morning, ACC deputy director Mohammad Ibrahim filed a case against nine people, including Mohiuddin Ahmed Mohi, chairman of the cooperative bank, at the Dhaka-1 integrated district office of the commission. After the case, a team led by ACC official Ibrahim arrested the five accused.

The other three accused in the case are- Assistant General Manager (Gold Mortgage Loan Department) Md. Ashfaquzzaman, Assistant Officer Abdur Rahim, and Nahida Akhter.

According to case details, the accused conspired to embezzle 7,397 bhori gold from 2,316 customers worth Tk 408,60,888. through Bangladesh Samabaya Bank Limited without following the existing law.