Legal notice seeks inquiry in bank irregularities
A rights group has served legal notice to the government for an inquiry into irregularities in the banking sector of Bangladesh during the last 20 years.
Human Rights and Peace for Bangladesh (HRPB) sought the formation of a commission led by former Bangladesh Bank governor Mohammed Farashuddin for the inquiry.
It sent the legal notice to Bangladesh bank governor and secretaries of the cabinet, prime minister's office, finance division, financial institutions division, and law.
In the legal notice,they asked the government to form the commission within seven days in order to recommend a guideline for establishing good governance in the banking sector.
Manzil Murshid, president of the HRPB, said that theorganisation will file a writ petition with the High Court seeking necessary order upon the government if it does not form the commission under the Commission of Inquiry Act, 1956 in seven days.