The Anti Corruption Commission (ACC) on Sunday asked Bangladesh Bank to submit bank accounts information of 105 persons including lawmakers and councilors.
A letter signed by ACC director Syed Iqbal Hossain has been sent to the chief of Bangladesh Financial Intelligence Unit (BFIU) of Bangladesh Bank asking to provide information in the quickest time.The ACC sought the information as they are investigating allegations of amassing illegal wealth against those persons.
The letter includes names, addresses and positions of 105 accused.
Among them, three are running members of parliament, one former MP, two dozens of Jubo League (JL) leaders including Ismail Hossain Chowdhury Somrat, several ward councilors, former Sechhasebok League president Molla Kawsar, former general secretary of Sechhasebok League Pankaj Nath, 15 top engineers of public housing department, businessmen, and some leaders of Awami League’s associate organisations.
The others whose bank accounts details have been sought are—MP Nurunnabi Chowdhury Shawon, his wife Farzana Chowdhury, Whip Shamsul Haque Chowdhury, Rashedul Haque Bhuiyan, vice president of Wari Thana Awami League, Batenul Haque Bhuiyan, Md. Jahur Alam, Harunur Rashid, joint secretary of No. 41 ward Awami League, Mominul Haque, ward councilor and Jubo League leader, Farid Uddin Ahmed alias Magic Ratan, councilor of ward No. 20 of Dhaka South City Corporation (DSCC), Moynul Haque alias Manju, councilor of ward No. 39.