Sunday, 3 July, 2022
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PK Halder has seven houses in Malaysia

► Owns 40 immovable properties ► Deposits Tk 60cr in 88 bank accounts

Prashanta Kumar Halder has 88 bank accounts, 40 immovable properties, a bank deposit of Tk 60 crore and seven houses in Malaysia, the Enforcement Directorate (ED) told a court in India on Tuesday.

The ED has got the information while interrogating PK Halder after he was arrested in West Bengal of the country.

ED lawyer Arijit Chakrabarty provided the information to the court while producing PK Halder there after the completion of his remand.

PK Halder, former managing director of NRB Global Bank, has smuggled huge money from Bangladesh into several countries, including Dubai, Singapore and Granada.

Earlier in the day, PK Halder and five others were produced before the court around 11:00am.

He will be produced again before the special court of Bankshal CBI on June 21.

On May 14, PK Halder, his brother Pranesh Halder, Swapan Mistry alias Swapan Maitra, Uttam Mistry alias Uttam Maitra, Imam Hossain alias Emon Halder and Amana Sultana alias Sharmi Halder were arrested in a raid on Ashoknagar and other places in West Bengal on May 14, 2022.

Later, the court ordered the ED to take PK Halder on remand for 13 days in two phases.

During the remand, the ED interrogated them and got the information.

Apart from North 24 Parganas, South 24 Parganas, Eastern Metropolitan Bypass, PK Halder and his associates set up illegal businesses in different parts of West Bengal.

The ED has already recovered around Tk 150 crore, passports and mobile phones from different countries.