Anti-Corription body sues five for embezzlement

Ant-Corruption Commission (ACC) lodged a case against five people, including Shahjajal Islami Bank Deputy Managing Director (DMD) Manzurul Islam, for embezzling Tk 251 crore through fake letter of credit (LC).
The anti-corruption watchdog’s Deputy Director Shamsul Alam filed the case with Motijheel Police Station of the city on Thursday.

Manzurul Islam was a Janata Bank DMD when the embezzlement was occurred. Later, he retired from the state-run bank as General Manager. At present, he works for Shahjajal Bank as DMD.
The others accused persons are– Janata Bank’s former AGM Shamim Ahmed Khan, Senior Executive Officer of the bank’s local office M Moshiur Rahman, former manager ASM Zahirul of this office and M Tipu Sultan of Dhaka Trading House.
The ACC source has told that the accused people in collaboration with one another issued an LC for Dhaka Trading Housing Limited at local office of Janata Bank and transferred Tk 250.96 crore without importing any good.
The accused withdrew the aforementioned money from the bank between 2010 and 2012.
Later, finding evidence against the accused, the Ivestigating Officer filed the case. – Special Correspondent