Rupali Bank’s embezzlement of Tk 15 crore: High Court directive to arrest absconding accused


Staff Reporter: The High Court has ordered the arrest of the jailer, accused in Rupali Bank’s 15-million rupees par excuse, for his arrest. Needed to issue a Red Alert via Interpol if needed. At the same time, the investigation officer of the case has been summoned to explain the absence of the bank official. After three court officials who were released in the court ordered on Sunday. The bench of the High Court, Nazrul Islam Talukder and Justice KM Hafizul Alam gave the order. The Anti Corruption Commission (ACC) filed a case with the Motijheel police station on September 16, 2012 on charges of embezzlement of 15 crore taka after selling the land and the flat undeclared. Abu Borhan Chowdhury, chairman of Everest Holding and Technologies Limited, Managing Director AHM Bahauddin and former Deputy Director of Bangladesh Bank, on the 29 August 2013, exempted three bank officials from the case. The ACC filed the charge sheet against Abdul Kuddus Khan and submitted the charge sheet. Dhaka’s Special Judge Court on April 12, 2015, imposed a life sentence for the chairman and managing director of Everest Holding and Technologies Ltd. and fined one lakh each. The other accused were acquitted. Then the convicted AHM Bahauddin appealed in the High Court and applied for bail. The High Court summoned three officials for hearing on his bail application. They are – General Manager of Rupali Bank Local Manager SM Atiqur Rahman, Deputy General Manager Mohammad Ali and Senior Principal Officer. Abdus Samad Sarker AHM Bahauddin was the lawyer in the court. Rizaul Islam Riaz The lawyer for the ACC was Hasan M Azim. Deputy attorney general AKM Amin Uddin Manik and Assistant Attorney General Helena Begum China were present for the state. Advocate Sheikh Obaidur Rahman was on behalf of three bank officials. Later, Amin Uddin Manik said the High Court directed the IG, RAB’s DG, DMP Commissioner and all law enforcing agencies to arrest the absconding accused in the case of Rupali Bank’s 15 crore taka in the embezzlement case. What measures have been taken in this matter to tell the High Court by April 15? Jail life imprisonment is absconding – Abu Borhan Chowdhury, chairman of Everest Holding and Technologies Ltd Hasan M Azim said, there were three officers in the case of the case. Later, the chargesheet was dropped without them. On April 15, to explain the matter, the investigation officer of the case (IO) summoned.


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