Graft case: 5 Oriental Bank officers get 68 yrs jail each
A court has awarded five officers of former Oriental Bank to 68 years imprisonment each in the graft case. Besides, two officers were also awarded 17 years imprisonment each.
Judge of special judge court-5 Akhtaruzzaman delivered the verdict on Tuesday.
The imprisonment awarded accused are: Shah Mohammad Harun, Abul Kashem Mahmud Ullah, Mahmud Hossain, Kamrul Islam, Mohammad Fazlur Rahman, Tariqul Alam and Imamul Haque.
On July 27, 2005 a fake company named Ms. Tanbil Ageny obtained one crore taka credit from Babu Bazar branch of Oriental Bank. The whole amount was embezzled by bank officials and agency owner.
On December 29, 2006 Deputy Director of Anti Corruption Commission Syed Ahmed filed the case over Tejgaon police station over allegation of unlawful credit proposal and money embezzling.
Later Bangladesh Bank dissolved the managing board of Oriental Bank.
The current name of Oriental bank is ICB Islamic Bank. The name was changed in 2009.
It is known that all the accused of the given verdict are on the run.