Former AB Bank Chairman, MD face ACC
The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) has interrogated former Chairman and Managing Director of Arab Bangladesh Bank (AB Bank) over allegation of money laundering.
The Director of the commission Syed Iqbal Hossain started the interrogation process at 9:30 am on Thursday.
Earlier, former Chairman of AB Bank M Wahidul Haque and its former Managing Director M Fazlar Rahman reached at the ACC office at around 9:15 am.
Meanwhile, ACC will interrogate AB Bank’s former Managing Director Shamim Ahmed Chowdhury and Head of Financial Institute and Treasury Abu Hena Mostafa Kamal on December 31. In this connection five more officers of the bank will be interrogated on January 2. They are, Head of Corporate Mahfuz Ul Islam, Head of Offshore Banking Unit (OBU) Mohammad Lokman, OBU Officer Md. Arif Neyaz, Bank Company Secretary Mahadev Sarkar Suman and Officer of the head office MN Azim.
ACC Director Syed Iqbal Hossain is investigating the allegation of money laundering against the AB Bank officers. ACC Assistant Director Gulsgan Anwar Prodhan is associating him in the interrogation process. ACC recently issued letter to the MD of AB Bank seeking information of financial activities.
It was said over the allegation against nine officers including former Chairman and MD of the bank that they had laundered 300 crore taka from the country through creating an offshore company in Singapore.