The High Court today (June 14, 2022) blasted the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) and police administration for their failure to arrest all the 15 accused of a case filed for embezzlement of Tk 176 crore from AB Bank.
The High Court adjourns till October 11 the hearing on a suo moto (voluntary) rule that questioned the legality of the bail granted to two former officials of AB Bank in connection with a money laundering case involving Tk 165 crore.
Chief Justice Syed Mahmud Hossain constitutes a larger High Court bench for disposing a suomoto rule that questions the bail granted to two former high officials of AB Bank in a money laundering case involving Tk 165 crore.
The Supreme Court stays a High Court order that directed the Anti-Corruption Commission(ACC) to return the passport of Saiful Haque, a businessman and accused of AB Bank’s Tk 165 crore laundering case.
In an unprecedented move, directors of private commercial banks are now seeking protection from the government against what they say is negative reporting on the banking sector.
Noted citizens, including economists and former caretaker government advisers, yesterday urged the government to ensure punishment of perpetrators of crimes in the banking sector.
The Anti-Corruption Commission has found that businessman Saiful Haque was involved in the laundering of around Tk 165 crore from AB Bank between 2013 and 2014.
Saiful Haque, a businessman whose name came up during investigation into AB Bank's sensational money laundering, failed to appear before the Anti Corruption Commission (ACC) for questioning without informing the graft watchdog.
The AB Bank has allegedly laundered around Tk 165 crore to the United Arab Emirates through two shady organisations in the name of investment, according to a Bangladesh Bank probe report.