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ACC files 5 cases against Keya Cosmetics owner, family over 184C embezzlement

  • Published at 08:34 pm September 15th, 2021
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The cases have been filed under the ACC Act, Money Laundering Act


The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) has filed five separate cases against Keya Cosmetics Limited Chairman Abdul Khaleq Pathan, his wife and three children for allegedly amassing illegal assets worth Tk184 crore and concealing wealth worth Tk96 crore.

ACC Assistant Director Shafi Ullah filed the cases with the commission’s integrated district office-1 on Tuesday.

Pathan submitted his statement of assets to the ACC on June 23, 2019.  Upon investigation, the ACC found evidence that he concealed assets worth Tk49.39 crore.

The ACC also found assets worth Tk133.73 crore that were not consistent with the Keya Cosmetics chairman’s sources of legal income.


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Pathan’s wife Firoza Begum, also director of Keya Cosmetics, has been charged in another case over assets worth Tk25.96 crore. After checking her asset statement, the commission brought charges against her for concealing Tk16.11 crore.

Their son Masum Pathan has been charged with concealing information on assets worth Tk2.72 crore and illegally amassing Tk5.47 crore in the third case.


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In the fourth case, Khaleda Parveen, Masum’s sister and managing director of Keya Cosmetics, has been accused of concealing information on assets worth Tk1.96 crore and illegally ng Tk2.35 crore

The fifth case was filed against Tansin Care, director of Keya Cosmetics, for concealing information on assets worth Tk16.31 crore and illegally amassing Tk25.9 crore.

The ACC said the cases have been filed under sections 27 (2) and 26 (1) of the Anti-Corruption Commission Act, 2004 and section 4 (2) of the Prevention of Money Laundering Act, 2012.

On August 20, 2017, the ACC filed a case against Abdul Khaleq Pathan and six others, including his son and daughter, for embezzling Tk111.14 crore from Bangladesh Krishi Bank.

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