The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) has began an investigation into an allegation of questionable bank transactions of Tk125 crore by eight top BNP leaders in one month.
The leaders are- National Standing Committee Members Khandaker Mosharraf Hossain, Mirza Abbas, Nazrul Islam Khan, Amir Khasru Mahmud Chowdhury, Vice-Chairmen M Morshed Khan and Abdul Awal Mintoo, Joint Secretary General Habibun Nabi Khan Sohel and Executive Member Tabith Awal, son of Mintoo.
Morshed Khan’s son Faisal Morshed Khan and Dhaka Bank Managing Director Syed Mahbubur Rahman are also under ACC’s scanner, according to an order issued by the anti-graft watchdog’s Deputy Director Hrithik Saha Monday.
“The allegations against them are suspicious transaction of Tk125 crore through money laundering and securing assets from unknown sources these transactions in a period of 30 days,” reads the order.
ACC Deputy Director Md Shamsul Alam is heading the investigation with Assistant Director Md Salah Uddin helping him.