Former Basic Bank chairman Sheikh Abdul Hye Bacchu fell sick today, during his second day of quizzing over a loan scam that rattled Bangladesh’s banking sector.
He was being quizzed by Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) in Segunbagicha since 10:00am, said Pranab Kumar Bhattachariya, public relations officer of ACC.
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Bacchu was examined by doctors when he fell sick around 2:00pm, the officer told The Daily Star this afternoon.
He came out of the ACC office around 5:00pm.
The ACC on November 23 summoned Bacchu and 10 former directors of the bank to its office for interrogation in scam cases involving around Tk 4,500 crore.
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The move came over two years after the graft watchdog filed 56 cases against bankers over the loan scam that took place in the state-run bank between 2010 and 2013.