Rubel Rana

2018-07-25 12:56:04 BdST

ACC files case against two suspended officials of BCBL


The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) on Tuesday filed a case against two suspended officials of Bangladesh Commerce Bank Ltd (BCBL) for embezzling Tk 21.91 million from the accounts of 39 clients.

The accused are executive officer Moinuddin Ahmed and officer (cash) Monirul Islam of the bank's Khatunganj branch in Chattogram, said ACC public relations officer Pranab Kumar Bhattacharjee.

ACC Deputy Director Sheikh Fanafillah filed the case with Kotwali Police Station of Chattogram on the day.

According to the case statement, the two former officials, in collusion with each other, embezzled Tk 21,415,523 from the accounts of 39 clients and Tk 500,000 forging a payment order in 2016.

The bank authority suspended Moinuddin after the misappropriation while Monirul faced temporary suspension.

However, the bank has already returned the sum of money to respective clients.

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