3 Agrani Bank officials put on 3-day remand each

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1st July, 2016 06:02:41 printer

3 Agrani Bank officials put on 3-day remand each

A Dhaka court on Friday placed three officials of state-owned Agrani Bank on a three-day remand each in a case filed for swindling out Tk 94.8 crore from the bank.


The officials are-- acting managing director of the bank Mizanur Rahman Khan, deputy general manager Md Akhterul Alam and assistant general manager Md Shafiullah, reports UNB.


Dhaka Metropolitan Magistrate M Nur Nabi passed the order after Deputy Director of the Anti Corruption Commission (ACC) Benzir Ahmed produced the trio before his court seeking a 7-day remand for each.


On Thursday, Benzir Ahmed filed a case against eight officials of Agtani bank , including the three, with Motijheel Police Station.


The Anti Corruption Commission (ACC) on Thursday arrested Mizanur Rahman Khan, two hours after he took over charge as acting managing director of state-owned Agrani Bank following the removal of its managing director.


Besides, Md Akhterul Alam and Md Shafiullah were arrested on Wednesday in connection with the incident.


According o the case statement, the bank officials approved a Tk 108 crore loan to Moon Group against fake documents, and for their personal gains. Later, Moon Group withdrew Tk 94.8 crore from Agrani Bank and all the accused in collusion with each other swindled the amount.