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ACC arrests ex-Sonali Bank official

  • Published at 07:11 pm November 6th, 2019
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The former officials allegedly around Tk2 crore

The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) has arrested a former Sonali Bank official for embezzling around Tk2 crore.

The former bank official MA Salek was arrested around 12pm from Segunbagicha in Dhaka on Wednesday.

ACC Deputy Director Pranab Kumar Bhattacharya confirmed the matter to Dhaka.

MA Salek reportedly embezzled TK 1, 84,39,237 worth of pension bills during his tenure as an officer at Sonali Bank's Munshiganj Bhaberachar branch.

On December 2017, the branch’s manager Nurul Islam filed a case against several others, including Salek. Later, the court directed ACC to investigate the case.

After that, the ACC Assistant Director Salam Ali Mollah of the Integrated Office 2 led of the investigation.

The accused was arrested as part of the investigation, an ACC official said.