The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) has sent letters to seven banks asking for account statements of eight top BNP leaders who have allegedly made questionable bank transactions of Tk125 crore in one month.
ACC Secretary Shamsul Arefin on Wednesday told reporters that ACC sent the letters to HSBC, Standard Chartered Bank, Dutch-Bangla Bank, National Bank, First Security Islami Bank, Arab Bangladesh Bank, and Dhaka Bank for details of all the accounts of the BNP leaders.
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ACC on Monday had launched the investigation into allegations of money laundering and illegal amassing of wealth against BNP Standing Committee Members Khandaker Mosharraf Hossain, Mirza Abbas, Nazrul Islam Khan, and Amir Khosru Mahmud Chowdhury, as well as Vice-Chairs Abdul Awal Mintoo and Morshed Khan, Joint Secretary General Habib-un-Nabi Khan Sohel, and Executive Committee Member Tabith Awal, son of Mintoo.
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Morshed’s son Faisal Morshed Khan and Dhaka Bank Managing Director Syed Mahbubur Rahman were also brought under ACC’s scanner, according to an order issued by the anti-graft watchdog’s Deputy Director Hrithik Saha.
ACC Deputy Director Md Shamsul Alam is heading the investigation along with Assistant Director Md Salah Uddin.