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ACC quizzes Khandaker Mosharraf’s wife

Update : 08 Apr 2014, 08:20 AM

The Anti Corruption Commission has quizzed Bilkis Akhter Hossain, wife of detained BNP Standing Committee member Khandaker Mosharraf Hossain, in connection with an inquiry into the BNP leader’s alleged involvement in laundering Tk9.54 crore to the United Kingdom.

ACC Deputy Director Ahsan Ali quizzed Bilkis Akhter Hossain at the commission’s headquarters from 10:30am to 12pm on Tuesday.

According to the case statement, Khandaker Mosharraf, a former minister, illegally acquired over £800,000 (Tk95,395,381) by abusing his capacity between 2001 and 2006, and concealing information.

The sum has been put in a joint fixed-term deposit account at Lloyds TSB Offshore Private Banking at Guernsey in the UK. The joint account belongs to him and his wife Bilkis Akhter Hossain.

On March 12, police arrested Khandakar Mosharraf from Gulshan for his connection in the case

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