'Missing' banker found in Ctg
Police on Sunday recovered the banker, who had gone “missing” from the capital's Gulshan on Tuesday, from Chittagong.
Police tracked the phone of Nayeemul Islam Shaikat, 30, a senior officer of a bank branch in Shyamoli, to Kacharipara in Hathazari of Chittagong. He was taken to Dhaka yesterday, Abdur Rashid, officer-in-charge of Tejgaon Industrial Police Station, told The Daily Star.
The police official claimed that Shaikat moonlighted as a loan shark. He said Shaikat borrowed money from people on interest and lent money on higher interest to make profit. He had lent Tk 1.88 crore to some people but could not recover the money, the OC said.
Failing to deal with the mounting pressure from his lenders, he ran away to Chittagong. “Shaikat rented a room in Hathazari area and was staying there,” the OC added.
He made a statement before a Dhaka Metropolitan Magistrate court yesterday afternoon, said the OC, adding that Shaikat was handed over to his family.
Jamal Uddin, brother-in-law of Shaikat, told The Daily Star that they have heard that Shaikat used to make money transactions for profit.
The family had filed a general diary with the police station on
Wednesday saying that Shaikat went missing on Tuesday. They said he last informed his wife around 11:00am that he was going to his bank's head office in Gulshan from the Shyamoli branch on official work, and to meet a banker friend.