The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) on Monday filed a case against seven people, including former Farmers Bank Audit Committee chairman Mahbubul Haque Chisty on charge of embezzling of Tk69.58 crore.
The anti-graft body’s assistant director M Sirajul Haque filed the case with Gulshan police station against the seven graft suspects under section 5 (2) of Prevention of Corruption Act-1947 and Money Laundering Prevention Act-2012, ACC Public Relations Officer Pranab Kumar Bhattacharjee said.The other accused are M/S Roseburg Auto rice mill managing director Hazrat Ali, the company’s director Delowar Hossain, former Farmers Bank Sherpur Branch Chief Uttam Barua, former additional managing director of the bank AMM Shamim, former senior executive vice president Faysal Ahsan Chowdhury and city survey limited managing director Khairul Alam.
Earlier on Sunday, ACC in a meeting held at the commission’s Segunbagicha headquarters in the capital approved to file the case against the accused on charges of embezzling Tk 70 crore.
According to the FIR, the accused in collusion with each others took Tk 58 crore from Farmers Bank Limited as loan abusing powers and violating rules of bank and embezzled the money through transferring to different accounts. The money now stands at Tk 69.58 crore with interest.
The incident took place between the period of June 26, 2014 and September 19, 2018.