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ACC to investigate corruption on Former Chief Justice

 Staff Correspondent Daily-Bangladesh

 Published: 07:07 PM, 25 April 2018  

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The Anti Corruption Commission (ACC) has started the investigation of unusual transactions in the bank against Former Chief Justice Surendra Kumar Sinha.

According to ACC, from the bank accounts of Niranjan Chandra Saha and Md. Shahjahan, pay order of Tk 4 crore was deposited in the bank account of Surendra Kumar Sinha.

The ACC has summoned two persons on May 6.

Sources from ACC said over the last two and a half years, more than Tk five and a half million have been deposited in the bank account of Surendra Kumar Sinha in Sonali Bank branch of the Supreme Court. In addition to the salary at the time, the money was deposited 26 times.

It also said on 8 November last year, from the Farmer`s bank of Gulshan branch, Shahjahan and Niranjan Chandra Saha`s loan accounts were issued in the name of Chief Justice of Tk 4 crore. On the 6th November last year, two loan accounts were opened in the Gulshan branch of Farmers Bank in view of the appeal of the two persons. As the bank, the post of chief justice`s reply was addressed to Uttara`s home.

The permanent address of both Niranjan Chandra Saha and Md. Shahjahan is given as the former Chief Justice`s former personal assistant Ranjit`s house in Dhanbari area of Tangail. Ranjit is currently a resident of Singapore. 

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