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Citycell CEO Mehboob Chowdhury detained

  • Published at 08:01 pm July 1st, 2017
Citycell CEO Mehboob Chowdhury detained
Members of the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) have arrested Mehboob Chowdhury, CEO of Pacific Telecom Bangladesh Limited (PTTBL), for allegedly embezzling Tk348.50cr which was taken as bank loan for Citycell. The PTTBL is the mother organisation of Citycell. Mehboob was held from the Shahjalal International Airport area in the afternoon on Saturday. ACC Public Relations Officer Pranab Kumar Bhattacharya told Bangla Tribune that the PTTBL CEO was arrested in a case filed over the embezzlement of Tk348.50cr taken as loan from AB Bank. The ACC filed the case with Banani police station on June 28 this year. A total of 16 people, including former foreign affairs minister M Morshed Khan, have been accused in the case.