ACC sues banker, his wife for embezzling Tk 5 crore

Staff Correspondent

10th December, 2019 09:13:05 printer

ACC sues banker, his wife for embezzling Tk 5 crore

The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) on Tuesday filed a case against former assistant vice president of  Mutual Trust Bank Ltd Jahid Sarwar and his wife Farhana Habib on charges of embezzling Tk 5 crore.

The anti-graft body’s assistant director Md Shafiullah filed the case against the couple with its integrated district office 1 in Dhaka under the Money Laundering Act, 2012 and Prevention of Corruption Act, 1947.

According to the case statement, the accused in collusion with each other embezzled Tk 4,97,80,000 from an account of a client of Banani branch of Mutual Trust bank Ltd through abusing power and forgery.

ACC public relation officer Pranab Kumar Bhattacharjee said the couple embezzled nearly Tk 5 crore through forgery during the period of October 30, 2016 to October 19, 2018.


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