The National Board of Revenue (NBR) on Sunday filed cases against seven companies of the Jamuna Group and its chairman Nurul Islam Babul, his wife Salma Islam and his son Shamim Islam in connection with tax evasion.
NBR Deputy Tax Commissioners Ataul Haque, Zahirul Islam and Dipok Kumar Chakrabarti filed the cases with the court of Senior Special Judge Md Zahurul Haque against the trio and their seven companies.
The three are charged with hiding wealth information of about Tk1.5bn and dodging taxes over Tk450m.
Additional Public Prosecutor, Tapash Kumar Paul of Metropolitan Session’s Judge Court, told the Dhaka Tribune that the court fixed May 26 for the charge framing hearing in the cases.
The accused seven companies are: Shameem Composite Mills, Shameem Spinning Mills, Jamuna Welding Electrode, Jamuna Distillery, Jamuna Spinning Mills, Jamuna Electrical Manufacturing and Shameem Rotor Spinning Mills.