ACC sues 3 BASIC Bank DGMs,10 others for graft

Staff Correspondent

23rd January, 2019 10:56:16 printer

The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) on Wednesday filed a case against 13 people including three deputy general managers (DGMs) of BASIC Bank Ltd on charges of embezzling Tk 7.92 crore.

ACC deputy assistant director Md Zinatul Islam filed the case with Gulshan Police Station against the 13 graft suspects under sections 409, 406, 109, 168 and section 5 (2) of Corruption Prevention Act-1947.

The accused are suspended BASIC Bank DGM Md Shah Alam Bhuiyan, and two other DGMs — Imrul Islam and Sakir Mahmud Sarfuddin, suspended branch manager S Asif Ahmed, former advanced officer Faruk Ahmed Bhuiyan, Bhuiyan Associate’s director engineer M (Mosharraf) Hossain Bhuiyan, its consultant Engineer Mohiuddin Sikdar, former instructor of Dhaka Polytechnic Institute Md Khalilur Rahman Bhuiyan, Rojina Ahmed, Md Mosharraf Hossain, Dali Moazzam Hossain, Md Motaleb Hossain and Md Mofazzal Hossain.

ACC spokesperson Pranab Kumar Bhattacharjee said the accused in collusion with each other embezzled a total of Tk 7,92,42,393 of BASIC Bank Gulshan branch through loan forgery.