Tk 100.59cr embezzlement: Evidence found against Chisty | The Daily Star
10:14 PM, April 08, 2019 / LAST MODIFIED: 10:32 PM, April 08, 2019

Tk 100.59 crore embezzlement: Evidence found against ex-Farmers Bank chairman Chisty

Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) has claimed to have found evidence of financial irregularities worth over Tk 100.59 crore against Mahbubul Haque Chisty, former chairman and audit body chief of Farmers Bank.

Chisty, opened at least 25 accounts at different branches of the bank after the name of his family members and personal organizations with an evil plan, according to the ACC.

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Later, he misappropriated the money in association with other officials of the bank.

Mahbubul Haque Chisty, his wife Ruzi Chisty, their son Rashedul Haque Chisty and Zia Uddin Ahmed former AVP and Mohammad Masudur Rahman, former first president of the bank, have committed a punishable offence under the Money Laundering Act of 2012 by doing so, the ACC said.

In this context, the ACC has recommended forming a charge sheet against them for misappropriating the money using their influence, an official of the ACC said.     

The anti-corruption watchdog lodged a case with Gulshan Police Station on April 4 2018.

Samsul Alam, ACC deputy director and investigation officer of the case, will submit a charge sheet in this connection immediately, the ACC official said.

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